Powder River Basin Resource Council v. Babbitt

ELR Citation: ELR 20789
No(s). 93-8117 (10th Cir. Apr 18, 1995)

The court holds that the Eleventh Amendment to the U.S. Constitution does not bar a citizen group that was denied attorney fees by the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality from asserting a Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) claim against the state agency in federal court. The ...