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Eldorado Coal Co. v. Watt

Citation: 12 ELR 20755
No. No. 80-07, (E.D. Ky., 04/07/1982)

The court upholds the constitutionality of §518(c) of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act, which requires payment of penalties into escrow prior to an administrative hearing. Relying on an earlier decision, the court rules that §518(c) satisfies the procedural due process requirements of the Constitution....

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