Fourth Circuit Upholds the Army Corps of Engineers' Decision to Permit Mountaintop Waste Disposal in America's Rivers

Manchik, Alexandra
November 2003
Ecology Law Quarterly;2003, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p755
Academic Journal
Reviews the decision of the court on the Kentuckians for the Commonwealth v. Riverburgh case about administration of permits for the disposal of fill material in U.S. waterways under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act. Facts of the case; Definition of fill material under the act; Arguments of the Corps against charges filed against it.


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