Ohio River Valley Environmental Coalition v. Salazar

ELR Citation: 42 ELR 20017
No(s). 11-1049 (4th Cir. Jan 10, 2012)

The Fourth Circuit affirmed a lower court decision dismissing an environmental group's lawsuit challenging the OSM's approval of two amendments to West Virginia's surface coal mining regulations. One amendment repeals the definition of "cumulative impact" in the state's cumulative hydrologic imp...