Navy Hit With $2.2M In Fees Over Sonar Dispute

Law360, New York (May 11, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- After suing to limit the U.S. Navy’s use of sonar, the Natural Resources Defense Council and its allies are looking to tag the federal government with about $2.2 million in legal fees incurred in litigation that traveled all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.

The NRDC and the Navy have called a truce because the controversial training exercises are over, and the environmental group argues that the Navy should cover the plaintiffs' legal fees and expenses because the Navy's position in the suit was not...
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