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Zabel v. Tabb

ELR Citation: 1 ELR 20023
Nos. No. 27555, 430 F.2d 199/1 ERC 1449/(5th Cir., 07/16/1970)

Defendant Army Corps successful in seeking reversal of district court opinion holding that Corps was limited to consideration of navigation, flood control and hydroelectric potential in issuance of dredge and fill permit. Under the National Environmental Policy Act and the Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act, Corps may deny such permits on environmental grounds alone. Plaintiffs sought permit in order to build riparian trailer park along Boca Ciega Bay.

Counsel for Alfred Zabel:
Thomas W. Harris
Harris and Harris
505 Florida Office Building
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
(813) 896-3674

Counsel for R.P. Tabb:
Edward F. Boardman, U.S. Attorney
Tampa, FL 33661
(813) 228-7711

Shiro Kashiwa, Assistant Attorney General
Roger P. Marquis
S. Billingsley Hill
Department of Justice
Washington, DC 20530
(202) 737-8200