Army Corps Can't Ditch Suit Over $650M River Dredging Plan

Law360, New York (July 9, 2012, 8:26 PM EDT) -- A South Carolina federal judge on Friday allowed an environmental group's lawsuit challenging a $650 million U.S. Army Corps of Engineers river deepening project to move forward, ruling it was not too early to determine whether the project had received the proper permits.

The Savannah Riverkeeper Network sued in February to halt the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project — an effort to deepen the 38-mile shipping channel of the Savannah River to allow larger container ships — contending that the Army Corps hadn't obtained a required state...
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