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Mingo Logan v. Environmental Protection Agency

ELR Citation: ELR 20127
Nos. 14-5305, (D.C. Cir., 07/19/2016)

The D.C. Circuit upheld EPA's decision to invoke its veto authority under CWA §404(c) and withdraw two disposal sites from a CWA permit issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for a mountaintop coal mining project in West Virginia. The areas withdrawn make up roughly 88% of the total discharge area that had been authorized by the permit....

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