Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards v. A&P Coal Corp.

ELR Citation: 43 ELR 20178
No(s). 2:12CV00009 (W.D. Va. Jul 22, 2013) (Jones, J.)

A district court held that a mining company is liable under the CWA for the unpermitted discharge of selenium at one its surface mines. The company did not dispute that it has been discharging selenium from the mine, nor did it contest the fact that its permit contains no explicit authorization to d...