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Daniel E. Estrin, Supervising Attorney, Pace Environmental Litigation Clinic Adjunct Professor of Law, Pace Law School BREAKING NEWS: For the second time in four years, Pace Environmental Litigation Clinic’s clients have caught Frasure Creek Mining, LLC in the act of submitting false information to government agencies on numerous quarterly discharge monitoring reports associated with pollutant discharges […]

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by Daniel E. Estrin Supervising Attorney, Pace Environmental Litigation Clinic, Inc. Adjunct Professor of Law, Pace Law School I have blogged over the past few months about a case the Pace Environmental Litigation Clinic and our co-counsel have attempted to bring against the two largest mountaintop removal coal companies operating in Kentucky.  Most recently, I posted about our legal intern Peter Harrison’s trip to Kentucky to […]

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by Daniel E. Estrin Supervising Attorney, Pace Environmental Litigation Clinic, Inc. Adjunct Professor of Law, Pace Law School I previously posted (here and here) about our cases against the two largest mountaintop removal coal companies operating in Kentucky.  As a refresher, our clients discovered last year that International Coal Group (ICG) and Frasure Creek Mining had falsified their discharge […]

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by Karl Coplan In case you haven’t heard, yesterday EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson exercised her authority under Clean Water Act section 404(c) of the Clean Water Act, and revoked a section 404 permit issued by the Army Corps of Engineers for a major mountaintop removal mine in West Virginia. EPA’s press release is here, and […]

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