El Paso Highway Project To Go Ahead Over Green Objections

Law360, New York (July 11, 2012, 5:56 PM EDT) -- A Texas federal judge on Wednesday rejected the Sierra Club’s bid to block a highway-expansion project in El Paso on a 3.6-mile stretch ending near the country’s largest urban park, finding state agencies’ preliminary environmental analysis to be adequate.

U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel noted that Transmountain Road, which would be expanded in the project, was built in the 1960s, more than a decade before Franklin Mountains State Park was made, saying it was not unreasonable that the state agencies did not find it necessary to...
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Sierra Club v. Federal Highway Administration et al


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1:12-cv-00116

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Texas Western

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Environmental Matters

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Lee Yeakel

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February 5, 2012

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