$5.5B Coal-To-Liquid Fuel Plant Survives Challenge

Law360, New York (April 1, 2010, 6:25 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has thrown out a suit accusing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers of failing to assess the environmental impacts of the nation's first coal-to-liquid fuel plant, ruling that environmental groups hadn't proven that the Corps incorrectly limited the scope of its review.

Judge Donald C. Nugent of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio on Wednesday granted summary judgment in favor of the Corps, finding it had legitimately concluded that its scope was limited to the specific activity of filling...
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