United States v. Northshore Mining Co.

ELR Citation: ELR 20185
No(s). s. 08-1423, -1533 (8th Cir. Aug 17, 2009)

The Eighth Circuit affirmed a lower court decision holding moot certain parts of a 1975 injunction regulating air emissions from a mining company's taconite pellet operation in Silver Bay, Minnesota. The lower court held that since portions of the injunction had been effectively incorporated into st...