TITLE

WASHINGTON'S ASSAULT ON APPALACHIA: BY REMANDING PERMITS, OBAMA'S EPA PUTS THE FUTURE OF APPALACHIAN SURFACE MINING IN JEOPARDY

AUTHOR(S)
Buchsbaum, Lee
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Coal Age;Oct2009, Vol. 114 Issue 10, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the decision to initiate an Enhanced Coordination Procedure that will evaluate pending surface coal mine projectsin the Appalachian region that were initially coordinated before March 31, 2009. The decision taken by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency along with the Army Corps of Engineers and the Department of the Interior, is greeted by the coal industry with anger, frustration and confusion as they are facing the deepest recessions.
ACCESSION #
45433024

 

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