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Save Our Cumberland Mountains v. Hodel

ELR Citation: ELR 20024
Nos. No. 85-5984, 826 F.2d 43/(D.C. Cir., 08/07/1987) Attorney fees award aff'd in part, rev'd in part

The court holds that the district court's award of attorney fees in a citizen suit under §520 of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) was proper as to the number of billable hours and the award of nontaxable litigation expenses, but the district court abused its discretion in setting the hourly rates and in applying multipliers...

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