Fla. City Sues Again To Ground $791M Airport Expansion

Law360, New York (May 24, 2012, 1:28 PM EDT) -- A Florida town on Tuesday extended an 18-year court battle to kill an $791 million runway expansion at Fort Lauderdale's airport, suing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for failing to consider noise levels and ignoring a cheaper alternative when it approved a land use permit.

Construction is already under way to extend the airport's southernmost runway, which the city of Dania Beach says will expose residents to annoying and potentially damaging jet noise. The project, slated for completion in late 2014, aims to cut wait...
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