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Coal Operators & Assocs. v. Babbitt

Citation: 32 ELR 20700
No. No. 00-6320, 291 F.3d 912/(6th Cir., 04/24/2002)

The court dismisses a coal mining association's claim against the Secretary of the Interior seeking to force the federal government to turn over approximately $1.3 billion allegedly due to the commonwealth of Kentucky under the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act's (SMCRA's) abandoned mine reclamation fund....

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