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Judge angry with EGT, port over murky language in lease contract

Friday, U.S. District Judge Ronald Leighton blasted the muddiness of the contract language [in EGT’s 30-year lease agreement with the Port of Longview], saying that both EGT and the port left the labor requirements vague just so they could complete a deal on the $200 million project.

“There’s nothing plain about this language in the […]