FEMA Asks Court To Toss Suit Over River Levee

Law360, New York (April 23, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency has asked a federal court to dismiss an environmental group's suit accusing the agency of relaxing its insurance-related design regulations for an urban levee project, arguing the complaint lacks subject matter jurisdiction.

In a motion to dismiss filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, FEMA and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security claim that the plaintiffs, the Great Rivers Habitat Alliance and the Adolphus A. Busch Revocable Living Trust, are not the proper parties to...
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