Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition v. Fola Coal Co.

ELR Citation: 44 ELR 20228
No(s). 2:13-5006 (S.D. W. Va. Sep 30, 2014) (Chambers, J.)

A district court denied a mining company's motion for partial judgment in a case filed against it for alleged CWA and SMCRA violations. Environmental groups alleged that the mine violated narrative water quality standards and, therefore, the CWA and the SMCRA, by discharging excessive amounts of ion...