Consol Challenges Pa. DEP Over Stream Cleanup From Coal

Law360, Philadelphia (January 28, 2013, 2:27 PM EST) -- A unit of Consol Energy Inc. on Monday challenged a review by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection finding that the company failed to comply with a 2008 agreement in which it agreed to clean up five streams contaminated by coal mining.

In the appeal filed with the state’s Environmental Hearing Board, Consol Pennsylvania Coal Co. LLC alleged that it has met all its obligations in mitigating the damage to the streams, which are adjacent to its massive Bailey Mine in southwestern Pennsylvania. The company also...
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