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CWA Permit Upheld for Mine Company (access required)

The 4th Circuit affirms issuance of a water quality permit under the Clean Water Act to Highland Mining Company, on the basis that a proposed surface coal mine adjacent to a stream in Logan County would not damage water quality or violate water quality standards. The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection issued a permit under ...