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Appalachain mining

Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition v. Fola Coal Co., LLC

ELR Case

A district court held that a mining company violated state and federal permits when it discharged high levels of ionic pollution. Environmental groups successfully demonstrated that high conductivity discharges from two of the company's...

S. 863, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

National Mining Association v. Jackson

ELR Case

A district court held that EPA overstepped its statutory authority under the CWA and SMCRA when it issued guidance on Appalachian surface coal mining permits. EPA argued that the guidance was not final agency action and, thus, not...