Groups Lose Bid For TRO On Alberta Clipper Pipeline

Law360, New York (September 10, 2009, 2:44 PM EDT) -- The Sierra Club and other environmentalists opposed to construction of the Alberta Clipper pipeline from Canada to Wisconsin have lost an attempt to get work on the project halted temporarily.

Judge Susan Illston said in her ruling, issued Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, that the Sierra Club and other plaintiffs didn't provide enough information on the project's construction schedule or for her to grant a temporary restraining order.

“It was not entirely unexpected,” said Sarah Burt, an attorney for...
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