Arkansas neighborhood associations sue state, federal DOTs to stop $1B Little Rock project

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  • Community associations representing these who dwell near to the $982 million, seven-mile-extended thirty Crossing freeway challenge in Minimal Rock, Arkansas, have requested a federal choose to issue an injunction to end development of the main highway initiative. 
  • The lawsuit statements that the defendants, which include the Federal Freeway Administration, the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT), did not comply with the Countrywide Environmental Coverage Act when approving and issuing an Environmental Evaluation (EA) and a Discovering of No Important Impact (FONSI).
  • The plaintiffs retain that by not adhering to the expected processes — i.e. right information and facts gathering, community participation and taking into consideration likely unfavorable impacts to people nearby — the challenge will trigger them to put up with economically and aesthetically. They also assert their basic safety will be place at threat from increased site visitors and noise, poor air
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