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February 5, 2019 | Legal Document

Legal Document: Court Ruling Clears Hurdle Toward Lasting Protections For Puget Sound Shorelines

A federal judge rejects an effort by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dismiss a lawsuit challenging its refusal to adequately protect shoreline areas in Puget Sound. The Court’s decision means the lawsuit, which charges that the agency has refused to assert its Clean Water Act jurisdiction over most shoreline armoring in Puget Sound, will go forward.

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