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Army Corps Approval of Moda Terminal Expansion Draws Lawsuit

Aug. 3, 2021, 7:53 PM

The Army Corps of Engineers failed to fully consider the environmental impacts when it issued a permit to Moda Ingleside Oil Terminal LLC for its export terminal expansion project in Texas, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday in federal court in the state.

The lawsuit filed by environmental groups and an American Indian tribe challenges the Corps’ decision to issue a Clean Water Act Section 404 permit for the proposed expansion of Moda Ingleside Energy Center in San Patricio County, Texas.

The permit allows Moda to dredge about 3.9 million cubic yards of material out of the Corpus Christi Bay, ...

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