National Mining Ass'n v. Jackson

ELR Citation: 41 ELR 20317
No(s). 10-1220 et al (D.D.C. Oct 6, 2011) (Walton, J.)

A district court held that EPA's Multi-Criteria Integrated Resource (MCIR) Assessment and Enhanced Coordination (EC) Process, adopted to screen mountaintop mining permits, violates the CWA and the APA. The MCIR Assessment involves EPA applying the CWA Ā§404(b)(1) guidelines and directing the Corps o...