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

ELR Case

The Eleventh Circuit affirmed a lower court decision upholding the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' 2012 decision to issue a general nationwide...

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...

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

ELR Case

The Eleventh Circuit remanded the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' conclusion that Nationwide Permit 21 (NWP 21), a general permit that allows surface coal mining operations to discharge dredged or fill materials into navigable waters,...

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

ELR Case

A district court dismissed an environmental group's lawsuit challenging the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' 2012 reissuance of Nationwide Permit 21 (NWP 21), a five-year general permit authorizing surface coal mining operations to...

Kentucky Riverkeeper, Inc. v. Rowlette

ELR Case

The Sixth Circuit struck down the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' reissuance of nationwide permit 21, which authorizes surface coal mining operations to discharge dredged and fill material into waters of the United States. An...