Enviro Groups Urge Court To Block Calif. Highway Expansion

Law360, New York (September 24, 2013, 5:54 PM EDT) -- A coalition of environmental groups trying to stop California from conducting major roadwork near a critical habitat for endangered salmon lodged a suit against state and federal regulators in federal court Monday, arguing that officials failed to properly consider potential environmental damage.

The Center For Biological Diversity, the Environmental Protection Information Center and Friends of Del Notre claim the plan to expand two roads near the Smith River to accommodate large truck traffic threatens a dwindling salmon population, despite the state's conclusion that the project would...
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