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West Virginia

86 FR 5185

ELR Federal Agency Update

Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition v. Caperton

ELR Case

A district court denied a motion to dismiss a challenge to the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection's failure to notify the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) of a significant change to the...

84 FR 64430

ELR Federal Agency Update

84 FR 31278

ELR Federal Agency Update

Sierra Club v. United States Army Corps of Engineers

ELR Case

The Fourth Circuit vacated the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' verification that construction of a natural gas pipeline could proceed in West Virginia under the terms and conditions of CWA Nationwide Permit (NWP) 12. Environmental groups...

83 FR 55360

ELR Federal Agency Update

S. 3534

ELR Congressional Update

Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition, Inc. v. Pruitt

ELR Case

The Fourth Circuit reversed a lower court's grant of summary judgment requiring EPA and West Virginia to address coal mining-related water pollution. Environmental groups argued that EPA failed to perform its nondiscretionary duty under...

81 FR 31350

ELR Federal Agency Update

Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition, Inc. v. Alex Energy, Inc.

ELR Case

A district court issued a memorandum opinion and order holding that the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection may temporarily, but not indefinitely, suspend the requirement that permit holders that do not have selenium...