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Environmental – Surface Coal Mining – Stream Fill Permits (access required)

The 4th Circuit denies rehearing and rehearing en banc in this challenge by plaintiff environmental groups to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ issuance of four permits allowing filling of West Virginia stream waters in conjunction with area surface coal mining operations, in which the 4th Circuit reversed and vacated the district court’s order and ...