After attorneys for the Center filed a complaint attempting to block a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permit for Highland Mining Company’s?Reylas Surface Mine in Logan County, W.Va., the Corps abruptly pulled the permit. In a brief statement, Corps officials explained, “The Corps has undertaken further review of the challenged permit decision and has determined that the permit decision » Continue Reading.Continue reading
As the Center prepares for some significant changes: a new name (help us come up with a good one), a completely revamped website (currently under development) and an increased focus on engaging in the debates under way in and about Appalachia, we are launching this blog as a bridge between the old website and the new.
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Environmental groups want to stop an ineffective consent decree….
On April 14, the Center filed a motion to intervene in a federal case involving persistent violations of the Clean Water Act by Arch Coal and its subsidiaries in Kentucky and West Virginia.
On behalf of the Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition, West Virginia Highlands Conservancy and the Sierra Club, the » Continue Reading.Continue reading