Army Corps Slammed With Suit Over Ill. Landfill Permit

Law360, New York (August 10, 2009, 7:41 PM EDT) -- Environmental group American Bottom Conservancy has sued the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Waste Management Inc.'s Illinois unit over a permit the agency granted the company in 2008 to build a landfill on wetlands near St. Louis.

The St. Louis-area not-for-profit filed suit Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois, claiming the permit was issued in violation of the Clean Water Act and the National Environmental Policy Act.

According to the complaint, the Corps' March 2008 permit gave Waste Management...
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