Navy Beats Challenge To Submarine Wharf Project

Law360, New York (January 9, 2014, 3:37 PM EST) -- A federal judge on Wednesday tossed a suit brought by two anti-nuclear-proliferation groups seeking to stop the construction of a $715 million nuclear submarine-related wharf near Seattle, finding the U.S. Navy was within its rights to withhold some information from an environmental review.

Plaintiffs Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action and Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility claim the Navy violated the National Environmental Policy Act by withholding documents when it approved plans to build a second Puget Sound wharf to handle Trident missile upgrades for eight...
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