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...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.