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National Ctr. for Preservation Law v. Landrieu

Citation: 11 ELR 20168
No. No. 80-1597, 635 F.2d 324/(4th Cir., 12/22/1980) Aff'd

The court summarily affirms the trial court's dismissal, 10 ELR 20820, of a challenge to the construction of a convention center complex in an historic area of Charleston, South Carolina to be funded by grants from the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Economic Development Administration. Federal appellees did not violate the National Environmental Policy Act by delegating their statutory duties to the City of Charleston, and the City's supplement to the final environmental impact statement for the project was properly ruled adequate. In addition, appellees were correctly found to have complied with the National Historic Preservation Act and the Housing and Community Development Act.

Counsel for Appellants
Patricia A. Barald, William M. Paul, Theodore L. Garrett, David F. Williams
Covington & Burling
888 16th St. NW, Washington DC 20006
(202) 452-6000

Mary Ann Marwick
P.O. Box 1628, Summerville SC 29483
(803) 873-1221

Counsel for Appellees
Charlotte R. Bell
Land and Natural Resources Division
Department of Justice, Washington DC 20530
(202) 633-4150

Marc L. Fleischaker, Charles R. Claxton
Arent, Fox, Kintner, Plotkin & Kahn
1815 H St. NW, Washington DC 20006
(202) 857-6000

Heidi Solomon, Ass't U.S. Attorney
P.O. Box 973, P.O. Bldg., Meeting & Broad Sts., Charleston SC 29402
(803) 724-4381

Per curiam before Winter, Phillips, and Murnagham, JJ.