Friday, October 31, 2014


NRDC v. USDOT - 10/30/14. In the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, Case No. 12-56467. The Panel affirmed the district court's summary judgment in favor of federal and state defendants in an action brought by environmental groups alleging that the defendants violated the Clean Air Act and the National Environmental Policy Act by failing to properly evaluate and disclose the potential environmental impact of a planned expressway connecting the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to the I-405 freeway.