|Photo: Friends of Lydia Ann Channel (source)|
After discovering that the permit for barges to begin parking there was made without any public input, a group called Friends of Lydia Ann Channel (FLAC) filed a lawsuit against the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). According to the lawsuit, the USACE abdicated its responsibilities under federal law to "protect from destruction the environmental, recreational, historical and archaeological treasures located near the Lydia Ann Channel on the Texas Gulf Coast..."
For updates or ways to get involved, there is a Facebook page set up by the Friends of Lydia Ann Channel as well as an on-line petition at: https://goo.gl/uyD74A.
Below are some other articles written about the lawsuit.