Judge Sinks Wash. Tribe's Bid To Block Submarine Wharf

Law360, New York (January 30, 2013, 11:11 PM EST) -- A federal judge on Tuesday partially granted a motion to reconsider an order that denied a Washington Native American tribe's bid to delay construction of a $715 million nuclear submarine-related wharf near Seattle, but he said the changes won’t alter the core of the decision.

The Suquamish tribe of Washington state, along with Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action and Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility, had requested the delay, alleging that the Navy wrongfully withheld information and that it predetermined the outcome of its environmental review. After...
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Case Information

Case Title

Suquamish Tribe v. United States Army Corps of Engineers et al

Case Number



Washington Western

Nature of Suit

Other Statutes: Administrative Procedures Act/Review or Appeal of Agency Decision


Ronald B. Leighton

Date Filed

August 26, 2012


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