EPA Has Right To Revoke Coal Co.'s Permit, DC Circ. Hears

Law360, New York (October 4, 2012, 4:52 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday told the D.C. Circuit that under the Clean Water Act it had the authority to revoke Mingo Logan Coal Co.'s permit to discharge materials into streams, arguing the company's interpretation of the act in the dispute contradicts the law's text.

The EPA lodged a reply brief in its appeal of a March ruling granting summary judgment to the coal company in a dispute over the permit issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, saying that Mingo cannot show...
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