West Virginia Highlands Conservancy, Inc. v. Norton

ELR Citation: ELR 20264
No(s). 02-2375 (4th Cir. Sep 3, 2003)

The court affirms in part and vacates in part a district court's award of attorney fees to environmental groups that sought to rescind new mining permits issued to a company that owned a mine in violation of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA). The U.S. Department of the Interior'...