Feds Assail Civic Group's Bid To Block $1.7B LAX Railway

Law360, New York (December 21, 2012, 6:09 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Transportation on Thursday sought to upend claims by a Los Angeles community group opposing a $1.7 billion light-rail project to the city's largest airport, arguing that the proposed line’s potential environmental impact was already fully analyzed.

In a summary judgment motion filed in California federal court, the federal defendants in the suit including the DOT and the Federal Transit Administration disputed the Crenshaw Subway Coalition argument that the final environmental impact report for the project violates the National Environmental Policy Act....
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