Del. Riverkeeper Says Corps' LNG Plant Approval Was Flawed

By Morgan Conley (April 23, 2020, 6:22 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers unlawfully authorized a developer to expand a controversial export facility on the Delaware River to add a liquefied natural gas terminal, an environmental group claims in a new lawsuit.

The Delaware Riverkeeper Network sued the Corps in New Jersey federal court Wednesday accusing the agency of violating both the National Environmental Policy Act and the Clean Air Act by not following the proper procedure before approving a new docking facility proposed by Delaware River Partners LLC.

The developer, a unit of Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors LLC, won approval to build a terminal that would...

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