News | September 16, 2013

Victory: Judge orders Corps to re-evaluate permit for cruise terminal

In response to a challenge brought by SELC, a federal judge has ordered the US Army Corps of Engineers to re-evaluate its permit for a $35 million cruise terminal project in Charleston. The judge agreed with SELC that the agency violated the law by failing to consider the full impacts of the terminal project on the environment and historic resources, and give adequate public notice for community input.  As SELC senior attorney Blan Holman told The State, “this presents an opportunity for full public consideration of the impacts expanded cruise operations would have in Charleston and options  for managing them in a way that is good for the whole community.” Read the full article: