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Environmental groups file suit in federal court in New Mexico claiming that the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s administra

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January 21, 2001
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Sunday, January 21, 2001
Environmental groups file suit in federal court in New Mexico claiming that the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s administra

FEMA should be required to take into account the environmental effects of their actions, just like every other federal agency.
Contact: WildEarth Guardians

A new development in Bernalillo, called Bosque Encantado, which is along the banks of the Rio Grande in an area where no levee exists, is the latest example of environmentally damaging floodplain development. Both the Fish and Wildlife Service and Army Corps of Engineers expressed opposition to the development.

Read the Complaint 1/21/01 (PDF)

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