Army Corps Accused Of Overlooking Limestone Mine's Impacts

Law360, New York (December 12, 2013, 5:39 PM EST) -- Several environmental groups sued the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in Florida federal court Wednesday, claiming they failed to properly consider environmental impacts when issuing a permit to Cemex SAB de CV for a large limestone mine.

The Sierra Club, the Center for Biological Diversity and the Conservancy of Southwest Florida claim the Army Corps violated the Clean Water Act and the Environment Protection Act by issuing a permit for a 967-acre sand and limestone mine known as the Hogan...
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