abc
QUICK LINKS:

Kenilworth Residents Want Environmental Review for SWLRT Project

Updated: 07/28/2014 4:36 PM
Created: 07/28/2014 4:28 PM KSTP.com
By: Cassie Hart

There could be another hold up on the Southwest Light Rail Line project.

On Monday, a group of residents from Minneapolis' Kenilworth neighborhood asked the federal government to withhold funding until an environmental review can be completed.

The controversial light rail line would be an extension of the new Green Line, running to the west metro from Minneapolis.

The group is concerned the line would cause significant environmental damage to the 1 1/2 mile stretch between Cedar Lake and Lake of the Isles in Minneapolis.


Dense Fog Advisory

MN AREAS AFFECTED: Anoka; Benton; Blue Earth; Brown; Carver; Chisago; Dakota; Faribault; Freeborn; Goodhue; Hennepin; Isanti; Kanabec; Le Sueur; Martin; McLeod; Mille Lacs; Morrison; Nicollet; Ramsey; Rice; Scott; Sherburne; Sibley; Steele; Waseca; Washington; Watonwan; Wright
Expires: 10/2/2014 10:00 AM

Dense Fog Advisory

WI AREAS AFFECTED: Barron; Dunn; Pepin; Pierce; Polk; St. Croix
Expires: 10/2/2014 10:00 AM

Minneapolis/St. Paul

Overcast
58°
62° | 46°
  • Feels like: 58° F
  • Wind: E 6mph
  • Humidity: 93%
  • Fri Afternoon showers
    48° | 33°
  • Sat Partly cloudy
    50° | 37°
  • Sun Clouds giving way to sun
    55° | 40°
  • Mon A few clouds
    58° | 42°

Video

KSTP NEWS