Enviro Suit Over $3B Ind. Road Project Kept Alive

Law360, New York (October 28, 2013, 2:47 PM EDT) -- A federal judge declined Friday to rid the Indiana Department of Transportation of two conservation groups' effort to block part of a $3 billion, 142-mile expansion of Interstate 69 following delayed court filings, saying the plaintiffs should not pay the price for their attorney's dilatory conduct.

U.S. District Judge Sarah Evans Barker concluded that an Administrative Procedure Act suit brought by Citizens for Appropriate Rural Roads Inc., I-69 Accountability Project and a group of landowners should proceed to the merits stage despite an “unfortunate and persistent”...
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Case Title

CITIZENS FOR APPROPRIATE RURAL ROADS, INC. et al v. LAHOOD et al


Case Number

1:11-cv-01031

Court

Indiana Southern

Nature of Suit

893(Environmental Matters)

Judge

Judge Sarah Evans Barker

Date Filed

August 1, 2011

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