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United States v. Southern Coal Corp.


A settling CWA defendant and 26 other related companies that allegedly violated effluent limitations in their permits and failed to comply with reporting and monitoring requirements in the operation of their mining facilities in Alabama, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia must pay a $900,000 civil penalty, establish a $4.5 million letter of credit and a standby trust to guarantee compliance and completion of work required, and perform extensive injunctive relief.

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