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82 FR 16009

ELR Federal Agency Update

H.R. 323, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

H.R. 4456, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

Schoene v. McElroy Coal Co.

ELR Case

A district court denied mining companies' motion for summary judgment seeking to dismiss property owners' lawsuit against them for alleged subsidence damage. The coal companies, who lease the coal interests under the owners' property,...

Black Warrior Riverkeeper, Inc. v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

ELR Case

A district court upheld the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' decision to issue a general nationwide permit—NWP 21—authorizing discharges from certain coal mining activities into navigable waters. Despite environmental groups' arguments to...

Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards v. Red River Coal Co.

ELR Case

A district court granted summary judgment in favor of a coal company, thereby dismissing environmental groups' CWA claim that the company violated its NPDES permit. The dispute centered on the parties' competing interpretations of a...

H.R. 912, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update