Private Club Asks Judge To Halt Mich. Mine Project

Law360, New York (May 8, 2012, 3:00 PM EDT) -- A private club in Michigan's Upper Peninsula on Sunday asked a federal judge to stop construction on a nickel and copper mine, saying Kennecott Eagle Minerals Co. failed to secure required federal permits and could inflict serious damage on the protected wildlife reserve.

In the suit, filed in Michigan federal court, the Huron Mountain Club Inc. also chides the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for allegedly flouting its obligations to administer a federal preconstruction permitting program meant to protect nature from undue harm under several environmental...
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