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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...

Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition v. Fola Coal Co.

ELR Case

A district court held a West Virginia coal mine liable under the CWA for discharging excessive amounts of ionic pollution, measured as conductivity and sulfates, into the waters of West Virginia in violation of its NPDES permits....

Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition v. Fola Coal Co.

ELR Case

A district court denied a mining company's motion for partial judgment in a case filed against it for alleged CWA and SMCRA violations. Environmental groups alleged that the mine violated narrative water quality standards and, therefore...

Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition v. Elk Run Coal Co.

ELR Case

A district court held that mining companies discharged excessive amounts of ionic pollution, measured as conductivity, into the waters of West Virginia in violation of their federal NPDES and state surface mining permits. The companies...