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Montana Environmental Information Center v. U.S. Office of Surface Mining

Citation: 47 ELR 20101
No. CV 15-106-M-DWM, (D. Mont. , 08/14/2017) (Molloy, J.)

A district court halted the expansion of a Montana coal mine approved by the Surface Mining Enforcement Office for violations of NEPA. In 2008, a coal company requested approval of a mine expansion in the Bull Mountains to extract coal owned by the federal government....

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