Enviros Sue To Block Port Authority Bayonne Bridge Raising

Law360, New York (August 1, 2013, 3:42 PM EDT) -- Environmental and community groups on Wednesday launched suit in New York federal court to block the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey from raising the Bayonne Bridge, alleging the project will release hazardous contaminants and pollute the air.

The groups, which include Coalition for Healthy Ports, North Shore Waterfront Conservancy of Staten Island Inc., Elm Park Civic Association Inc. and the Natural Resources Defense Council Inc., allege in their complaint that the U.S. Coast Guard repeatedly ignored evidence of the ambitious project’s enormous public...
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