Fla. County Seeks Permission To Defend $791M Airport Project

Law360, New York (June 7, 2012, 11:42 AM EDT) -- After a Florida town moved last month to block a $791 million runway expansion at Fort Lauderdale's airport by challenging a land use permit, the county, which owns the airport, sought Tuesday to intervene and defend the project.

Broward County says it has already signed agreements worth $496.7 million for the project, which Dania Beach, a town that directly borders the site of the runway expansion, is suing to stop. The town says the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers failed to consider noise levels and ignored...
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