Feds Abandon $35M Charleston Dock Project Appeal

Law360, New York (January 8, 2014, 6:48 PM EST) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Monday abandoned its appeal of a 2013 court order that set aside a permit for a planned $35 million cruise ship terminal in Charleston, S.C., that had drawn the ire of environmentalists who said the plans were not adequately reviewed.

The Corps did not give an explanation of its decision to give up the fight against U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel’s September ruling that it improperly characterized work on the terminal project as maintenance that did not require a...
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