Tappan Zee Enviro Plan Leaves Doubts On Traffic, Pollution

Law360, New York (August 2, 2012, 8:08 PM EDT) -- A report on the potential environmental impact of a $5 billion replacement for New York's Tappan Zee Bridge left lawmakers and activists with lingering doubts Thursday about whether the lack of a mass-transit plan would lead to more air pollution and traffic congestion.

Wednesday's final environmental impact statement for the project, which has become one of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's top initiatives, notes that officials plan to take environmentally sensitive steps during construction including noise and air quality monitoring and protecting water quality and river life....
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