Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition, Inc. v. United States Environmental Protection Agency

ELR Citation: 44 ELR 20196
No(s). 2:12-6689 (S.D. W. Va. Aug 18, 2014) (Copenhaver, Jr., J.)

A district court upheld a dredge-and-fill permit the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued to a mining company allowing it to conduct surface coal mining activities at a proposed 725-acre site in Boone County, West Virginia. Environmental groups challenged the permit, arguing that the Corps failed to ...