Enviros Sue To Block Enbridge Tar Sands Pipeline Project

Law360, New York (August 23, 2013, 5:29 PM EDT) -- A pair of environmental groups are challenging federal approval of Enbridge Inc.'s proposed 589-mile tar sands oil pipeline running from Illinois to Oklahoma, lodging a complaint in Washington federal court Thursday claiming the government did not conduct a proper environmental review.

The Sierra Club and Defenders of Wildlife claim the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and other federal agencies violated the National Environmental Policy Act by allowing the project to move ahead without analyzing the project's entire environmental impact or opening the process up for public...
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