Enviro Groups Seek Atty Fees In Ill. Tollway Suit

Law360, Springfield (January 20, 2017, 9:58 PM EST) -- Environmental groups that sued the U.S. Department of Transportation and others over the construction of a $1.2 billion tollway are seeking attorneys' fees despite the case being dismissed as moot, the three organizations said in a motion filed Thursday.

The Sierra Club, Openlands and the Midewin Heritage Association were told that their case against the federal DOT and the DOTs of Illinois and Indiana was moot in November when U.S. District Judge Charles Norgle ruled that the two challenged components of the Illiana Tollway, approvals for an environmental impact study and a record of decision on the project, were no longer...

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