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Bradford Township v. Illinois State Toll Highway Auth.

Citation: 2 ELR 20322
No. No. 71-1488, 463 F.2d 537/4 ERC 1301/(7th Cir., 06/22/1972)

On appeal from the Northern District of Illinois, held that the National Environmental Policy Act does not create substantive rights, and does not apply to a tollway extension undertaken without the participation of any federal agency and without any federal funds. The dismissal for failure to state a federal cause of action is affirmed.

Counsel for Plaintiffs
David L. Ader
175 E. Delaware Place
Chicago, Illinois 60611

Counsel for Defendants
Walter K. Pyle Asst. Attorney-General
Illinois Toll Highway Commission
Oak Brook, Illinois 60521

Before SWYGERT, Chief Judge; PELL, Circuit Judge, and JUERGENS*, District Judge.