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Coal Corp. Operating Co. of Am. v. Hodel

Citation: 19 ELR 21284
No. No. 87-2554, 876 F.2d 860/(10th Cir., 06/06/1989) Aff'd

The court affirms a district court decision holding that the 60-day time limit in § 526(a) of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act for challenges to the Department of the Interior's approval or disapproval of state enforcement programs is jurisdictional.

[The district court decision is published at 18 ELR 20564.]

Counsel for Plaintiffs-Appellants
Donald K. Switzer, Thomas J. McGeady
Logan, Lowry, Johnston, Switzer, West & McGeady
101 S. Wilson St., P.O. Box 558, Vinita OK 74301
(918) 256-7511

Counsel for Defendants-Appellees
Myles E. Flint
Land and Natural Resources Division
U.S. Department of Justice, Washington DC 20530
(202) 633-2718

Before McWILLIAMS, TACHA, and EBEL Circuit Judges.