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U.S. agency sued over hands-off decision on Okefenokee mine
In this file photo, canoers enjoy a ride through the Okefenokee Swamp. A South Georgia lawmaker is preparing another effort to stop an Alabama-based company from mining titanium near the swamp. - photo by EDDIE LEDBETTER/file
SAVANNAH — Conservation groups filed suit Tuesday against a U.S. government agency challenging its decision to allow a mining project to move forward without federal permits near the edge of the Okefenokee Swamp's vast wildlife refuge.
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