Save the Scenic Santa Ritas v. United States Army Corps of Engineers

ELR Citation: 52 ELR 20060
No(s). CV-19-00177-TUC-JAS and CV-19-00205-TUC-JAS (D. Ariz. May 23, 2022) (Soto, J.)

A district court granted a developer's motion to dismiss a challenge to the Army Corps of Engineers' decision to issue a CWA Ā§404 permit for a proposed copper mine project in the Santa Rita Mountains. Environmental groups and Native American tribes argued that the Corps violated the CWA and NEPA wh...