Enviros Can't Derail Alaska's $272M MacKenzie Train Line

Law360, New York (February 12, 2013, 1:27 PM EST) -- An Alaska federal judge on Monday refused to halt construction on a $272 million railway extension project that has been challenged by environmental groups who say the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers illegally authorized harmful dumping into surrounding wetlands.

U.S. Judge Ralph R. Beistline denied a motion for preliminary injunction brought by the Sierra Club and Alaskan environmental organizations Cook Inletkeeper and Alaska Survival after finding that the Army Corps had done sufficient due diligence on the potential environmental effect of the 35.8-mile Port MacKenzie Rail...
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