Tue., September 4, 2012 6:17pm
Another South Carolina agency wants to enter the federal lawsuit challenging the $650 million dredging of the Savannah River shipping channel. The state Department of Health and Environmental Control says it should be allowed to participate because it would have to issue a Pollution Control Act permit for the dredging if the court requires one.
Tue., August 14, 2012 6:26pm
A federal judge says that both the Georgia Ports Authority and a South Carolina agency overseeing activities in the Savannah River may take part in a $650 million lawsuit challenging the deepening of the river shipping channel. But U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel also denied a motion Tuesday to expand the lawsuit to deal with what South Carolina environmental laws pertain to the project.
Mon., August 13, 2012 6:45pm
A special commission overseeing South Carolina's interests on the Savannah River agrees that a federal judge should decide whether the $650 million deepening of the river's shipping channel is subject to South Carolina's environmental laws.
Mon., July 9, 2012 11:37am
A federal judge will not dismiss a lawsuit over a pollution permit for the $650 million deepening of the Savannah River shipping channel.