Corps Of Engineers Gets OK To Dredge Delaware River

Law360, New York (January 28, 2010, 1:10 PM EST) -- A federal judge has given the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers the green light to deepen a portion of the Delaware River, denying a request from Delaware state authorities to stop the project.

Judge Sue Robinson of the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware issued her ruling on Wednesday, rejecting Delaware's arguments that its state sovereignty would be trampled and the environment damaged if the dredging were allowed to proceed.

The suit surrounds a plan to deepen the Delaware River from 40 to 45...
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