2nd GOP Subpoena Goes After DOI's Coal Rule Details

Law360, New York (April 5, 2012, 8:23 PM EDT) -- The chair of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources hit the U.S. Department of the Interior with a subpoena Thursday — the second this week — demanding a range of information on the agency’s planned revision of a coal mining rule.

The move came two days after Natural Resources Committee Chairman Doc Hastings, R-Wash., subpoenaed the DOI on claims that the agency deliberately edited a report to make it seem like a group of prominent engineers supported a drilling moratorium in the Gulf...
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