TITLE

Bayport Houston Make It Happen

PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
DPC: Dredging & Port Construction;Apr2004, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the approval by the U.S. environmental agencies of the development of the Bayport Container and Cruise Terminal in Bayport, Houston. Claim by Port of Houston Authority chairman Jim Edmonds of the plan's compliance with environmental standards and procedures; Support for the program from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE); Filing of a lawsuit by the City of Shoreacres opposing the construction of Bayport; Claim by the group of the improper delineation by the USACE regarding jurisdictional wetlands; Decision of U.S. district judge Vanessa Gilmore to decline issuing a preliminary injunction. INSETS: Remediation in Action;Environmental Credentials.
ACCESSION #
12991667

 

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