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Save Our Cumberland Mountains v. Hodel

Citation: 17 ELR 20594
No. No. 81-2134, 651 F. Supp. 1528/(D.D.C., 12/23/1986) Attorney fees awarded

The court awards attorney fees, including an upwards adjustment in the lodestar to account for risk and exceptional success, in a citizen suit brought by two environmental groups against the Department of the Interior to compel enforcement under §520 of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act (SMCRA)....

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