Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards v. Red River Coal Co., Inc.

ELR Citation: 51 ELR 20055
No(s). 19-2194 (4th Cir. Mar 30, 2021)

The Fourth Circuit affirmed summary judgment for a coal company in a lawsuit concerning the company's alleged mine pollution discharges that had been permitted under a CWA permit. Environmental groups argued the company violated SMCRA by discharging pollutants from point sources at its now-inactive ...