Enviros Ask To Halt Pipeline After Alleged Lax Permitting

Law360, New York (May 18, 2012, 3:30 PM EDT) -- Two Louisiana conservation groups on Wednesday asked a Washington federal judge to halt a pipeline project near the Ouachita River after a federal permitting agency shirked its responsibility to conduct a thorough assessment of the project and its impact on the waterway.

If the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers had taken a good look at the El Dorado Pipeline project, to run near the Arkansas-Louisiana border, the agency would have found it too destructive under the Clean Water Act mandates, according to the suit, filed in...
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