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Advocate group against I-70 expansion

October 4, 2000
By: Cara Karunaratne
State Capital Bureau

Not everyone is enthusiastic about the proposed highway 70 expansion plan. Cara Karunaratne has more from Jefferson City.
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The Missouri Public Interest Research Group disapproves of the plan to widen I-70.

MoPirg is one of the leading consumer advocate groups in the state.

Spokeswoman Pam Blackledge says she doesn't think that increasing roads solves any problems.

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Contents: Blackledge says that increasing roads doesn't solve the traffic problem.

She also says that increasing roads usually does damage to the environment and is usually a waste of taxpayers' money.

From Jefferson City, I'm Cara Karunaratne