Enviros Reinforce Bid To Halt $50M Calif. Highway Project

Law360, New York (June 24, 2016, 5:32 PM EDT) -- Environmental groups doubled down on their bid to halt a $50 million California highway project Thursday, arguing the California Department of Transportation used bad data to mislead residents and federal regulators about the project’s impact on wildlife and endangered species’ habitats.

The Pacificans for a Scenic Coast, Pacificans for Highway 1 Alternatives and the Center for Biological Diversity continued to push for summary judgment, urging U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria to invalidate all approvals, biological opinions and environmental assessments that cleared the way for the widening...
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