DOT Faces Challenge To $3B Columbia River Bridge Project

Law360, New York (July 3, 2012, 4:52 PM EDT) -- A metal manufacturing company on Monday lodged a suit against the U.S. Department of Transportation in Oregon federal court seeking to block a $3 billion bridge project across the Columbia River, claiming the agency failed to adequately consider the economic and environmental impact of the project.

Thompson Metal Fab Inc. accused the DOT of violating the National Environmental Policy Act, arguing the agency did not account for the impact the project would have on current users of the river and did not properly consider changes to...
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