Army Corps Says Omnibus Act OKs Everglades Project

Law360, New York (March 25, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers moved to dismiss a suit brought by an Indian tribe over a proposed highway bridge in the Everglades, citing a section of the Omnibus Appropriations Act of 2009 which instructs the corps to commence construction immediately.

Filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida on Tuesday, the Corps' motion claims that the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida's action to stop construction of the 1-mile bridge no longer has subject jurisdiction due to the text of...
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