Judge Blasts Corps Over Flawed Development Permit

Law360, New York (July 2, 2010, 3:45 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has ordered the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to revise the permit for a 500-acre multiuse development near Tampa, Fla., putting the future of the partially constructed project into doubt.

Judge Royce Lamberth of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on Wednesday partially granted a motion for summary judgment filed by three environmental groups. In so doing, he ruled that the Corps violated the National Environmental Policy Act by failing to require an environmental impact statement, and that it violated...
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