Navy Sued Over Guam Weapons Range Plan

Law360, New York (November 18, 2010, 2:34 PM EST) -- A preservation group has sued the U.S. Navy to try to block its plan to open weapons ranges next to an ancient village in Guam considered a sacred site by the island's indigenous people.

The Navy's plans to build a 24-hour, seven-day-a-week small-arms range near the village of Pagat will severely disrupt the lives of the indigenous Chamorro people who live there, the National Trust for Historic Preservation said in a suit filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii.

The Navy...
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