MassDOT Calls Enviro Suit Over Light Rail Project Invalid

Law360, New York (March 25, 2013, 1:31 PM EDT) -- The Massachusetts Department of Transportation urged a federal judge Thursday to throw out a citizens group's environmental challenge to a light rail extension in the Boston suburbs, arguing that the plaintiffs failed to show that they will be harmed by the project.

The state agency said in a motion to dismiss that William Wood and Carolyn Rosen, who are members of the Green Line Advisory Group for Medford, or GLAM, don't have standing to sue on behalf of the greater Medford community for exposure to carcinogenic...
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