Utah Group Sues To Block Permit For Sports Complex

Law360, New York (January 12, 2011, 6:31 PM EST) -- A nonprofit group dedicated to restoring Utah's Jordan River has sued the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for giving Salt Lake City permission to dump millions of tons of fill material on wetlands to build a sports complex.

The Jordan River Restoration Network and four Salt Lake County residents filed a lawsuit Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah claiming the multimillion-dollar project does not warrant a permit under the Clean Water Act to discharge material into the wetlands.

The JRRN claims...
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