Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition v. Maple Coal Co.

ELR Citation: 41 ELR 20288
No(s). 3:11-0009 (S.D. W. Va. Sep 2, 2011)

A district court held that environmental groups are entitled to injunctive relief and civil penalties in their CWA citizen suit against a coal company for violating the water quality standards for selenium set forth in its permit. Although an enforcement action was already ongoing in state court...