Blue Origin rocket plans for Cape Canaveral include filling wetlands: report

Blue Origin plans to expand its rocket facilities in Cape Canaveral include a request to fill wetlands adjacent to its existing building near Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, according to a report in Florida Today.

The newspaper reported Blue Origin Florida LLC applied for a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to fill 10.32 acres of wetlands near its current facilities, which are part of its efforts to build is heavy-lift New Glenn rockets with plans to begin launches as early as next year. Read more here.