TITLE

Equating Stream Structure with Function: The Fourth Circuit's Misstep in Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition v. Aracoma Coal Co

AUTHOR(S)
Sangi, Emily
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Ecology Law Quarterly;2010, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p701
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a court case wherein the plaintiff's issuance of permits authorizing the burial of streams with mountaintop removal coal mining projects has been invalidated by the Southern District of West Virginia. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth District examined the regulations that implement sanctions to stop this destructive mining practices. The court reviewed the issue and attempted to find a solution between Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition and Aracoma Coal Co.
ACCESSION #
52547446

 

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