Enviros Want Wheels Off Wash. Highway Project

Law360, New York (April 24, 2012, 6:57 PM EDT) -- A group of environmentalists asked a federal judge in Washington state on Monday to stop a Seattle highway and bridge redevelopment, accusing the Federal Highway Administration and the state of downplaying environmental concerns. 

Seeking to shut down a planned redevelopment of a five-mile stretch of state Route 520, the Coalition for a Sustainable 520 said in a motion for summary judgment that the Highway Administration and the Washington State Department of Transportation ignored environmentally safer alternatives to the project, violating the National Environmental Policy Act and...
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