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State asks work be halted on Olympic golf course

11/20/2014 1:36 PM 0

RIO DE JANEIRO - Construction work on the golf course for the 2016 Olympics could be halted under a filing made by state prosecutors suing the city of Rio de Janeiro and the developer over environmental rules.

In a 27-page legal ......

FILE - This June 27, 2014 file photo shows an aerial view of the Rio 2016 Olympic golf course under construction in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Construction work on the golf course for the 2016 Olympics could be halted under a filing made by state prosecutors suing the city of Rio de Janeiro and the developer over environmental rules. In a legal brief made public late Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, prosecutors termed Show/Hide caption

FILE - This June 27, 2014 file photo shows an aerial view of the Rio 2016 Olympic golf course under construction in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Construction work on the golf course for the 2016 Olympics could be halted under a filing made by state prosecutors suing the city of Rio de Janeiro and the developer over environmental rules. In a legal brief made public late Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, prosecutors termed "laughable" proposals by the city and the course developer to modify the layout to reduce environmental impact. (AP Photo/Leo Correa, File)

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