Tappan Zee Rebuild Gains Steam But Lawsuit Threat Remains

Law360, New York (February 25, 2013, 7:30 PM EST) -- A $3.9 billion plan to replace the Tappan Zee Bridge with a dual span has gained momentum in recent months as New York officials picked a builder and won preliminary environmental permits, but one group has refused to rule out potentially thorny litigation over the project's impact on the water quality of the Hudson River.

Riverkeeper Inc. lodged a lengthy filing with the state last week taking exception to key details in a group of draft permits geared toward allowing the project, led by construction giant...
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