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VALLEY FILL PERMITS PROCESS BLOCKED CORPS WAS FAILING TO STUDY IMPACT, GOODWIN RULES
- In another blow to mountaintop removal, a federal judge on Tuesday blocked federal regulators from approving new valley fills permits through a streamlined review process until government agencies study the impacts of proposed mining...
Published: Wednesday, April 01, 2009
COAL WINS TWO IN A ROW
- mining unscathed than the Obama administration said it will not block permits for dozens of surface mining projects, including mountaintop-removal mining. The double victory for the coal industry in May came during a month of flooding...
Published: Sunday, June 07, 2009
EPA MOVES TO BLOCK W.VA.'S LARGEST MOUNTAIN MINE PERMIT
- 10 miles of streams in the Pigeonroost Hollow area near Blair. Arch Coal had proposed the operation as a continuation of its Dal-Tex mountaintop-removal operation. U.S. District Judge Charles H. Haden II blocked the permit, prompting...
Published: Wednesday, September 09, 2009
EPA NOT TRYING TO END MINING, JACKSON SAYS AGREEMENT REACHED ON HOBET 45 PERMIT
- said. Under questioning from Capito, Jackson disputed coal industry claims that EPA's more thorough examination of 79 pending mountaintop-removal permits in four Appalachian states amounts to the agency's taking a second crack at mine...
Published: Friday, October 16, 2009
MINING TO GET MORE SCRUTINY MOUNTAINTOP REMOVAL PROCESS TO BE EVALUATED BY EPA FOR ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT
- Jackson went public with her plans a day after agency officials sent letters that will delay - and could ultimately block - two mountaintop removal permits in West Virginia and Kentucky. "The two letters reflect EPA's considerable concern...
Published: Wednesday, March 25, 2009
- Judge Robert C. Chambers end a court challenge to the Spruce No. 1 mine permit. Calling for yet another study of the most studied mountaintop removal mine in the state is arbitrary and capricious harassment, plain and simple. The administration...
Published: Saturday, September 12, 2009
SENATORS WORKING TO SAVE MINE JOBS
- under the Clean Water Act, about CONSOL's plans to restore damage to local streams from expanding mining operations, including a mountaintop removal site. In their letter to Darcy, Rockefeller and Byrd wrote, "The Corps and the company...
Published: Sunday, December 20, 2009
- groups are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to consider whether the Army Corps of Engineers is properly issuing fill permits for mountaintop removal mines. Thursday's filing asks the nation's highest court to overturn a February ruling...
Published: Friday, August 28, 2009
200 GATHER FOR PRO-COAL RALLY AT CAPITOL
- a federal judge for 30 more days so that the EPA can consider whether to veto a Corps of Engineers decision to approve the largest mountaintop-removal permit in West Virginia history. EPA officials had asked the corps to suspend or...
Published: Thursday, October 08, 2009
ENERGY COSTS W.VA.'S FUTURE MAY LIE IN CLEAR WATER PLAN
- to adopt this model. What can be done to gain full advantage from West Virginia's fresh water? Here are some conclusions: n Stop mountaintop-removal mining. n Impose a moratorium on gas extraction from Marcellus shale and meet with...
Published: Sunday, September 20, 2009