Court Boosts Industry Role In Clean Air Act 'Conformity' Cases

July 23, 2002
A federal appeals court has boosted industry's role in clean air transportation conformity cases, ruling that a trade association representing road builders can intervene in an environmentalists' suit accusing the federal government of failing to fully consider the air quality impact of road construction projects. The ruling will likely boost the participation of road building interests in similar suits currently pending in Atlanta, Houston and St. Louis, industry sources say. A federal appeals court ruled July 5 in for Better...

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