Suit Over $35M Charleston Pier, Cruise Liners Shipped To SC

Law360, New York (October 4, 2012, 3:21 PM EDT) -- A District of Columbia federal judge has moved to South Carolina court a lawsuit filed by Charleston preservation groups challenging the federal government’s approval of a $35 million pier project they say would attract large cruise ships that could pollute the city's historic district, saying the state was a more appropriate forum.

U.S. District Judge James E. Boasberg last week rejected the plaintiffs’ arguments that because the case challenging the Corps' provisional approval of the construction of additional pilings beneath the Union Pier Terminal in Charleston...
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