4th Circ. 'Nexus' Ruling Expands Deference To Army Corps

By Juan-Carlos Rodriguez (March 24, 2015, 1:42 PM EDT) -- The Fourth Circuit's recent decision to kill a proposed Virginia housing development because of its possible impact on a river about 7 miles away showed a new willingness to defer to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' judgment about when one body of water has a "significant nexus" to another, even when that connection is tenuous, attorneys say....

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