Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition v. United States Army Corps of Engineers

ELR Citation: 46 ELR 20122
No(s). 14-2129 (4th Cir. Jul 8, 2016)

The Fourth Circuit upheld the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' issuance of a dredge and fill permit to a surface coal mine. Environmental groups challenged the adequacy of the Corps' environmental review, arguing that the Corps violated NEPA and the CWA by failing to consider evidence that surface coal...