In Case You Missed It: The same anti-growth groups opposing the Northern Beltline, and the economic development that it would bring to the Birmingham region, are bringing nearly identical law suits and claims across the nation. Here is a story coming out of Virginia where their lawsuit looks almost identical to the one they filed here.
The Suffolk News-Herald Reports:
Two environmental groups are calling for “careful reconsideration” of the potential impacts of a new Route 460.
In a joint submission to the Federal Highway Administration and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Southern Environmental Law Center and Chesapeake Bay Foundation say they support the decision to prepare a supplemental environmental impact statement “in light of major new information concerning … serious environmental impacts.”