SC, Enviro Settle Spat Over $1.2B Port Expansion

Law360, New York (August 6, 2010, 4:23 PM EDT) -- The South Carolina State Ports Authority has settled a long-running dispute with an environmental group over plans to expand the Port of Charleston, agreeing to cut emissions and launch a voluntary truck replacement program.

Judge C. Weston Houck of the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina signed off Friday on a consent motion to dismiss the suit filed by the SPA and the Coastal Conservation League.

The deal, which follows months of mediation and years of litigation, will allow the port expansion project...
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