NAACP Loses Bid To Speed Up Minn. Light Rail Enviro Report

Law360, New York (November 27, 2012, 6:53 PM EST) -- A federal judge on Tuesday denied the NAACP’s effort to force the government to speed up an environmental impact study for a $957 million light rail project linking downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minn., saying the study is proceeding reasonably.

The St. Paul Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and 10 other plaintiffs sued three government agencies sponsoring the 11-mile light rail line in 2010, alleging they had not done enough to mitigate the adverse effects the project. A judge in...
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