Mingo Logan Coal Co. v. United States Environmental Protection Agency

ELR Citation: 43 ELR 20094
No(s). 12-5150 (D.C. Cir. Apr 23, 2013)

The D.C. Circuit reversed a lower court decision that EPA exceeded its authority under CWA Ā§404(c) when it invalidated an existing U.S. Army Corps of Engineer permit authorizing a mining company to discharge fill material from its mountaintop coal mine into two nearby streams. In its post-perm...