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Upper W. Fork River Watershed Ass'n v. Corps of Eng'rs

Citation: 7 ELR 20444
No. No. 76-1710, 556 F.2d 576/11 ERC 1097/(4th Cir., 05/09/1977) Aff'd

The court affirms the lower court decision, 6 ELR 20580, granting summary judgment against a suit to enjoin construction of a West Virginia lake project. The court adopts the lower court reasoning that the Corps of Engineers' environmental impact statement adequately complied with the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act.

Counsel for Appellant
LaVerne Sweeney
207 W. Main St., Grafton WV 26354
(304) 265-0968

Counsel for Appellees
Peter R. Taft, Ass't Attorney General; Maryann Walsh, George R. Hyde
Department of Justice
Washington DC 20530
(202) 739-5053

James F. Companion, U.S. Attorney
Federal Bldg.
Wheeling WV 26003
(304) 232-4026

Counsel for Amici Curiae
Willis Shay
Steptoe & Johnson
Union Bank Bldg.
Clarksburg WV 26301
(304) 624-5601

Bryan, Russell & Widener, JJ.