The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday said it would not consider an appeal filed by a group of suburban opponents of Chicago’s expansion of O’Hare International Airport challenging a lower court ruling that had cleared the path for the city to acquire and relocate a cemetery.

Because the court denied the petition to hear the case, a decision by the U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals allowing the city to acquire St. Johannes Cemetery and demolish it to make way for the airport’s expansion will stand.

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