WTC Security Plan Doesn't Create A 'Fortress,' NY Judge Says

Law360, New York (February 7, 2014, 3:08 PM EST) -- A New York state judge on Tuesday dismissed a suit claiming that the New York Police Department and Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's security plan for the World Trade Center violates state environmental laws and creates a “fortress-like” blockade damaging to the neighborhood.

Justice Margaret A. Chan denied the World Trade Center Neighborhood Alliance's petition for preliminary injunction, finding that the NYPD followed all required environmental procedures and that the area surrounding the World Trade Center has not been blockaded by anything resembling...
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