Judge Kills City's Fight Over $525M SC Port Project

Law360, New York (April 30, 2012, 3:05 PM EDT) -- A South Carolina city's legal battle to kill a proposed rail yard near the Charleston port belongs in state court, according to a federal judge who on Friday dismissed the suit, one of several over the proposed $525 million project.

North Charleston, S.C., is fighting plans for a 300-acre shipping terminal, which is being built in anticipation of a flood of new cargo into the South Carolina port after the Panama Canal is expanded in 2015. The plan includes laying tracks through some city-owned land, which...
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