Event Summary

Court backs environmentalist case against Westway

Date

August 1982

Description

Federal judge Thomas Griesa blocked Westway project until its environmental impact could me more clearly established. Specifically cited concerns about striped bass. Decison effectively scuttled the Westway project.

Timeline 1

Maritime New York, 1860 - to present

Timeline 2

United States Naval History, 1866 - to present

Record ID

1205