Corps Of Engineers Dropped Ball On BNSF Project: Suit

Law360, New York (February 2, 2010, 1:35 PM EST) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers violated the National Environmental Policy Act by failing to produce a full environmental impact statement for a Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Co. rail yard and distribution center it authorized, the Natural Resources Defense Council alleges.

In its complaint, filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas, the NRDC claims the Corps shirked its responsibility to adequately probe the environmental impacts of the Kansas City-area facility despite evidence that it will generate substantial localized air pollution...
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