Thursday, August 24, 2006

"Court rules for government in channel deepening lawsuit"

The Portland Business Journal:
"The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in a lawsuit brought by Northwest Environmental Advocates. The environmental group had argued that the ongoing channel deepening project will lead to erosion of Oregon and Washington coasts as a result of sand from the Columbia River being dumped at nearby deep-water ocean sites. "