Judge Sinks Wash. Tribe's Bid To Block Submarine Wharf

Law360, New York (January 30, 2013, 11:11 PM EST) -- A federal judge on Tuesday partially granted a motion to reconsider an order that denied a Washington Native American tribe's bid to delay construction of a $715 million nuclear submarine-related wharf near Seattle, but he said the changes won’t alter the core of the decision.

The Suquamish tribe of Washington state, along with Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action and Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility, had requested the delay, alleging that the Navy wrongfully withheld information and that it predetermined the outcome of its environmental review. After...
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