Enviros Lose Bid To Shut Down $1B Power Line Project

Law360, New York (August 30, 2013, 5:01 PM EDT) -- A Washington federal judge on Friday shot down a bid by environmental groups to stop construction of a $1.2 billion power line that will cut through Pennsylvania and New Jersey, saying the National Park Service adequately reviewed the project before approving it.

In denying summary judgment to the Sierra Club and nine other environmental groups and granting summary judgment to the federal government, U.S. District Judge Richard W. Roberts said the groups hadn't shown that the NPS violated the National Environmental Policy Act, the National Park...
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