Enviro Groups Seek To Block Wash. Road Work

Law360, New York (May 10, 2011, 2:06 PM EDT) -- Conservation groups asked a federal court in Washington state Monday to block a road reconstruction project in the Suiattle River watershed because the government has allegedly failed to address the environmental impacts and the work could cause serious harm.

Seeking a temporary restraining order or preliminary injunction, the North Cascades Conservation Council and Pilchuck Audubon Society argued that freezing the Suiattle River Road Project in the Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest System would ensure that the government has properly assessed the environmental consequences “before ancient forest is...
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Case Information

Case Title

North Cascades Conservation Council, et al v. Federal Highway Administration, et al

Case Number



Washington Western

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters


James L. Robart

Date Filed

April 19, 2011

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