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Jones v. National Marine Fisheries Service

ELR Citation: ELR 20002
Nos. 11-35954, (9th Cir., 12/20/2013)

The Ninth Circuit held that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers did not violate the CWA or NEPA when it issued a dredge and fill permit necessary for a mineral sands mining project near Coos Bay, Oregon. An environmental group argued that the Corps should have prepared an EIS, rather than an EA and FONSI, before issuing the permit....

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