Landfill Permits Out of Corps' Hands
- Bird's-Eye View of Federalism. Savage, David G. // ABA Journal;Nov2000, Vol. 86 Issue 11, p34
Focuses on the case between the Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County and the United States Army Corps of Engineers concerning the agency's landfill project in Chicago, Illinois. Arguments of the corps on the project; Why the case is being closely watched; Information on other cases on the...
- Lawsuit Filed to Save Sparrow. Daerr, Elizabeth G. // National Parks;Jan/Feb2000, Vol. 74 Issue 1/2, p13
The article discusses the lawsuit filed against the United States Army Corps of Engineers for its failure to restore water levels at Cape Sable seaside sparrow in Miami, Florida. Flood protection for the residents; Flooding caused by hurricane Irene; Buyout of properties by South Florida Water...
- Government liable for beach erosion. // American City & County;Sep94, Vol. 109 Issue 10, p20
Reports on the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit's ruling on the liability of the Army Corps of Engineers for beach erosion in Brevard County, Florida. Plaintiffs' argument that erosion constituted unjust `taking' of private property.
- Activists pressing court challenge to controversial L.A. ... Marois, Michael B. // Bond Buyer;11/04/97, Vol. 322 Issue 30266, p31
Reports the plan of a coalition of environmentalists to petition a federal judge in Los Angeles, California to prolong an order halting the construction of the commercial and residential project of Playa Vista. Amount of MelloRoos bonds over fifteen years planned by Los Angeles and Los Angeles...
- United States v. Newdunn. // National Wetlands Newsletter;Mar/Apr2002, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p22
Cites a case involving the question of jurisdiction between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Newdunn Associates. Contention on Virginia's wetland protection law and the utilization of 38 acres of wetlands without federal or state permits; Ruling in favor of Newdunn Associates.
- U.S. challenges wetlands ruling. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;01/26/98, Vol. 240 Issue 4, p32
Reports in January 1998, that federal officials asked the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals to revisit its decision in the `U.S. v. Wilson' case, which restricts the Corps of Engineers regulatory control over wetlands. Description of the decision that court gave; Position of the federal officials.
- Corps loses Wash. landfill case. Greczyn, Mary // Waste News;08/10/98, Vol. 4 Issue 13, p2
Reports that the United States Army of Engineers lost the case filed in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in the US, pertaining to solid waste landfills. Ruling of the court that the U.S Environmental Protection Agency has regulatory authority over the construction of municipal solid waste...
- Late News. Salvail, Andre; Bonura, Chris // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);10/12/98, Vol. 19 Issue 15, p1
Presents news briefs related to business in New Orleans, Louisiana as of October 12, 1998. Includes Avondale Industries Inc.'s labor dispute with the American Federation of Labor & Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) over union representation at the West Bank shipyard; Lawsuit filed...
- Weakening of law to save wetlands triggers NWF suit. // International Wildlife;Jul/Aug95, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p27
Reports on the National Wildlife Federation's Alaska Natural Resource Center's filing of a lawsuit against the US Army Corps of Engineers for allowing the city of Juneau to administer the critical permit process for draining wetlands. City's granting of a permit for a sand and gravel pit in a...