Appalachian Mountain Advocates, Inc. v. West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection

ELR Citation: 44 ELR 20234
No(s). 14-C-985 (W. Va. Cnty. Cir. Ct. Oct 20, 2014)

A West Virginia court held that the state's environmental agency violated FOIA when it denied an environmental group's request for all coal mining related discharge monitoring reports for the third and fourth quarters of 2013. The group requested the data in spreadsheet format, but the agency instea...