Federal judge: EPA overstepped authority revoking permits for Arch Coal surface mine in W.Va.

Vicki Smith Associated Press via The Republic 3/23/2012

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A federal judge says the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency exceeded its authority in revoking permits for what could now become West Virginia’s largest mountaintop removal mine.

In a ruling Friday, U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson in Washington, D.C., ruled in favor of St. […]