SC Agency Appeals Ruling Halting Charleston Dock Project

Law360, New York (October 18, 2013, 5:13 PM EDT) -- The South Carolina State Ports Authority said Thursday that it will appeal a federal court ruling throwing out a permit for a planned $35 million cruise ship terminal in Charleston because the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers did not complete an adequate environmental review of the project.

A judge for the U.S. District of South Carolina ruled in September that the corps improperly characterized work on the terminal project as maintenance that did not require a full pre-approval environmental analysis, granting summary judgment in favor of...
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