Army Corps Says Suit Over $650M Harbor Project Is Early

Law360, New York (April 17, 2012, 1:27 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Monday asked a South Carolina federal court to toss a suit accusing it of sidestepping state law by failing to secure permits for a $650 million project to deepen the Savannah River, calling the suit premature.

The Corps is at least a year from starting any of the work that might require a permit, rendering the organizations' suit moot — or at the very least, premature, it said in its Monday motion to dismiss. The Corps said that it...
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