Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition, Inc. v. Fola Coal Co., LLC

ELR Citation: 44 ELR 20236
No(s). 2:12-3750 (S.D. W. Va. Oct 23, 2014) (Chambers, C.J.)

A district court held that an environmental group may seek injunctive relief and civil penalties against a mining company previously held liable for the unpermitted discharge of selenium into U.S. waters even though the company has since obtained new permits allowing such discharges. The company arg...