Massey Unit Settles CWA Suit Over Tainted Water Discharge

Law360, Chicago (March 22, 2012, 1:07 PM EDT) -- A unit of coal producer Massey Energy Co. on Tuesday settled an environmental group's lawsuit alleging the company violated the Clean Water Act by funneling polluted water into a tributary of West Virginia's Big Coal River.

U.S. District Judge Irene C. Berger approved the consent decree that Marfork Coal Co. Inc. inked with Coal River Mountain Watch Inc. She dismissed the suit that accused Marfork of discharging, through an undocumented mine opening, red water ridden with manganese, aluminum and other pollutants from its White Queen mine...
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Case Title

Coal River Mountain Watch, Inc. v. Marfork Coal Company, Inc.


Case Number

5:11-cv-00065

Court

West Virginia Southern

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters

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Irene C. Berger

Date Filed

January 26, 2011

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