We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

Enviros' Claims Against Coal Co. Different Enough To Proceed

Law360 (April 17, 2018, 7:53 PM EDT) -- A federal judge on Tuesday rejected Fola Coal Co. LLC’s attempt to nix environmental groups' claims that it has improperly discharged ionic chemicals from two of its mines in West Virginia into nearby waters, finding that the groups’ allegations are different enough from ones they previously asserted to move forward.

U.S. District Judge Robert C. Chambers denied Fola’s motion to dismiss Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition, West Virginia Highlands Conservancy, West Virginia Rivers Coalition and the Sierra Club’s lawsuit alleging that discharges from its so-called Surface Mine...
To view the full article, register now.

Documents

Related

Sections

Case Information

Case Title

Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition et al v. Fola Coal Company, LLC


Case Number

2:17-cv-03013

Court

West Virginia Southern

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters

Judge

Robert C. Chambers

Date Filed

May 24, 2017

Law Firms

Companies

Judge Analytics

Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.