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Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation v. North Carolina Department of Transportation

The Fourth Circuit vacated for mootness a district court's grant of summary judgment in favor of conservation groups challenging the construction of a 22-mile toll road in Gaston County, North Carolina. The conservationists challenged...

Airport Impact Relief, Inc. v. Wykle

The court holds that the Federal Highway Administration (FHwA) did not violate the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) when it approved revised plans for the construction of an airport highway without conducting a supplemental...

Park & River Alliance, Inc. v. Slater

The court holds that an environmental group's Department of Transportation Act §4(f) challenge to a proposed five-mile highway corridor in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is time barred. Although a statement made in the district court's opinion...

South Trenton Residents Against 29 v. Federal Highway Admin.

The court holds that the Federal Highway Administration's (FHwA's) and a state transportation agency's decision not to complete a supplemental environmental impact statement (EIS) for a highway project in New Jersey was reasonable....

Southwest Williamson County Community Ass'n v. Slater

The court vacates a district court's dismissal of a community association's National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and Intermodal Surface Transportation and Efficiency Act (ISTEA) claims against the federal government in connection...

Jersey Heights Neighborhood Ass'n v. Glendening

The court reinstates a neighborhood association's National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and Federal Aid Highway Act (FAHA) claims against federal and state agencies for failing to prepare a supplemental environmental impact statement...

Corridor H Alternatives v. Slater

The court holds that the Federal Highway Administration's (FHwA's) approval of a highway project in West Virginia violated the Department of Transportation Act §4(f) historic sites review requirement. The court first holds that the...

Ross v. Federal Highway Admin.

The court affirms a district court decision enjoining further construction on a Kansas highway project until the Federal Highway Administration (FHwA) completes a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) supplemental environmental...

Corridor H Alternatives v. Slater

The court holds that the Federal Highway Administration and the West Virginia Department of Transportation's decision to support the building of a new, four-lane highway as part of the Appalachian Highway Development System complied...