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No Stay in ‘Permit Shield’ Appeal (access required)

A Big Stone Gap U.S. District Court denies defendant coal mining company’s motion for a partial stay pending appeal of this court’s earlier decision rejecting the company’s invocation of a “permit shield” defense to this suit alleging illegal discharge of selenium in violation of the Clean Water Act. The key issue in this litigation – whether ...