Enviros Fight Transfer Of Colo. Wildlife Land For Highway

Law360, New York (February 15, 2012, 8:40 PM EST) -- Two environmental groups sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Tuesday to block the agency from transferring part of a Denver-area wildlife refuge to build a four-lane tollway, joining two Colorado municipalities that are also seeking to block the project.

The organizations, WildEarth Guardians and Rocky Mountain Wild, argue the FWS didn't properly assess the environmental impact of a Dec. 8 decision to transfer a 2.76-mile strip of land slated for use as a transportation corridor from the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge to the...
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