Army Failed To Meet Enviro Duties At Hawaiian Base

Law360, New York (October 29, 2010, 6:24 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has determined that the U.S. government breached two prior settlements with environmental group Malama Makua by failing to conduct a thorough investigation into the environmental impact of military training at a Hawaiian military reservation.

Judge Susan Oki Mollway of the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii partially granted the Hawaiian nonprofit organization's motion for summary judgment Wednesday, ruling that the military had failed to fully comply with its contractual obligations to assess the human health risks associated with its activities....
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