Key West Voters Block Study For Cruise Ship Project

Law360, New York (October 2, 2013, 3:24 PM EDT) -- Voters in Key West, Fla., on Tuesday turned down a measure to allow the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to study whether a multimillion-dollar dredging project is feasible to allow larger cruise ships in an existing channel.

In a ballot vote, 73.54 percent of citizens refused to back a $3 million feasibility study that would have jump-started the process for potentially dredging the Key West Main Ship Channel, according to Monroe County documents. The Key West City Commission had earlier this year passed an ordinance for...
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