Suit Says Army Corps Flouted Injunction On CWA Policy

Law360, New York (April 27, 2012, 4:29 PM EDT) -- Two Louisiana companies on Thursday accused the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers of hurting their property deal by violating an injunction on a rule that broadened the Corps.' Clean Water Act jurisdiction over wetlands that were converted into cropland.

In a complaint filed in Louisiana federal court, Belle Co. LLC and Kent Recycling Services LLC said the Corps' New Orleans district improperly used the rule to impose CWA regulations on Belle's property and interfered with Kent's plans to buy the property and turn it into a...
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