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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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