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Virginia ex rel. Virginia Dep't of Conservation & Economic Dev. v. Watt

Citation: 14 ELR 20492
No. Nos. 83-1730 et al., 741 F.2d 37/20 ERC 2137/(4th Cir., 05/25/1984) Rev'd

The court holds that appellees' challenge to federal enforcement of the small-mine exemption standards of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) in Virginia is really a challenge to the federal standards themselves, a challenge that the court below lacked jurisdiction to hear....

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