Enviros Take Fight Over NC Bridge To 4th Circ.

Law360, New York (October 07, 2013, 7:18 PM ET) -- Two environmental groups last week said they would appeal a federal judge’s dismissal of their lawsuit seeking to stop the North Carolina Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration from building a bridge in North Carolina’s Outer Banks.

The National Wildlife Refuge Association and Defenders of Wildlife claimed the agencies violated the National Environmental Policy Act and the Department of Transportation Act by deciding to build a replacement bridge between two islands that will land in the Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, when they could build...
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Case Information

Case Title

Defenders of Wildlife v. NC Dept of Transportation

Case Number



Appellate - 4th Circuit

Nature of Suit

2893 Environmental Matters

Date Filed

October 1, 2013


Government Agencies Mentioned

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