Enviros Sue ICG Over Selenium From W.Va. Coal Mines

Law360, New York (March 24, 2011, 2:22 PM EDT) -- The Sierra Club and others sued a West Virginia-based unit of International Coal Group Inc. on Wednesday, claiming the mining company discharged the toxic pollutant selenium into the state's waters.

The suit, lodged by the Sierra Club, the Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition Inc. and the West Virginia Highlands Conservancy Inc. in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia, seeks a judgment that the defendant violated the Clean Water Act, an order requiring it to mitigate such pollution at its Knight-Ink No. 1 Surface...
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