Enviro Groups Press Court To Halt Calif. Highway Project

Law360, New York (March 21, 2014, 9:53 PM EDT) -- Environmental nonprofits that oppose a plan to widen two highways running along a salmon-filled Northern California river urged a California federal court Wednesday to put the brakes on the project.

The Center for Biological Diversity and other plaintiffs filed a motion for a preliminary injunction Wednesday seeking to halt the California Department of Transportation’s plan to widen highways 197 and 199, which run along the Smith River in the northwestern corner of California. Caltrans’ effort to widen the roads to allow access to large trucks would have...
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