Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition v. Alex Energy, Inc.

ELR Citation: 44 ELR 20178
No(s). 2:13-20571 (S.D. W. Va. Jul 22, 2014) (Chambers, C.J.)

A district court held that a mining company allowed excessive amounts of selenium to be discharged from one of its surface coal mine operations in violation of the CWA and SMCRA. The company's state permit does not explicitly impose selenium limitations, but it does incorporate by reference state re...