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Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2009

Rejection! State’s highest court turns aside anti-Yards case

Atlantic Yards: The state’s highest court has ruled against a group of landowners and tenants inside the Atlantic Yards footprint, a major victory for developer Bruce Ratner and state officials who had been sued on the grounds that they had abused their power of eminent domain. Comments (24).

Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009

Dog pile on Ratner — another Yards suit is filed

Atlantic Yards: A welter of community groups and politicians joined the legal pile-on on Bruce Ratner’s Atlantic Yards project on Thursday, claiming in a lawsuit that the state shirked its duties by approving major modifications to the project over the summer without a review of the environmental consequences. Comments (16).