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Save Our Cumberland Mountains v. Clark

Citation: 14 ELR 20205
No. No. 83-1224, 725 F.2d 1434/20 ERC 1315/(D.C. Cir., 01/20/1984) Rev'd

In a citizen suit against the Secretary of the Interior for his failure to assess penalties and take enforcement actions against mine operators known to be in violation of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA), the court holds that the special venue provision of § 520(c)(1) applies and venue is improper in the District of C...

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