Mingo Logan v. Environmental Protection Agency

ELR Citation: 46 ELR 20127
No(s). 14-5305 (D.C. Cir. Jul 19, 2016)

The D.C. Circuit upheld EPA's decision to invoke its veto authority under CWA Ā§404(c) and withdraw two disposal sites from a CWA permit issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for a mountaintop coal mining project in West Virginia. The areas withdrawn make up roughly 88% of the total discharge a...