Enviro Sues Army Corps For Docs On $160M Levee Repair

Law360, New York (October 5, 2012, 5:27 PM EDT) -- A St. Louis-area environmental group sued the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Missouri federal court Thursday, accusing the agency of ignoring requests for documents related to a proposed $160 million levee repair project along the Illinois side of the Mississippi River.

The American Bottom Conservancy says that the Army Corps has failed to respond to Freedom of Information Requests seeking documentation of deficiencies identified in the Metro East Sanitation District levee system in southwestern Illinois and plans for repairing them. The group is asking the...
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