Enviro Groups Halve Challenge To $3B Ind. Highway Project

Law360, New York (February 10, 2012, 2:59 PM EST) -- Indiana's biggest environmental group agreed Wednesday to drop part of the complaint it filed last year accusing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers of wrongly permitting a $3 billion, 142-mile highway extension project the group claims is destroying wetlands.

The Hoosier Environmental Council and co-plaintiff Citizens for Appropriate Rural Roads Inc. inked an agreement to withdraw their claim that the Corps of Engineers violated a regional environmental permit when it allowed the Indiana Department of Transportation to fill in wetlands to make way for a stretch...
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