Army Corps Dodges Ky. CWA Mining Permit Suit

Law360, New York (July 18, 2011, 8:42 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Thursday won dismissal of a lawsuit challenging three nationwide surface mining permits, with a Kentucky federal court finding that the agency was correct in granting two of the permits at issue despite environmental groups' claims that they violated the Clean Water Act.

Plaintiffs Kentucky Riverkeeper Inc., Kentuckians for the Commonwealth Inc. and Kentucky Waterways Alliance Inc. had filed suit in 2005, seeking to bar the Corps from allowing dredged or fill material to be dumped in Kentucky’s rivers under...
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Kentucky Riverkeeper, Inc. v. Rowlette et al


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7:05-cv-00181

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Kentucky Eastern

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters

Judge

David L. Bunning

Date Filed

January 26, 2005

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