US Can't Toss Coal Co.'s Counterclaim In Ohio Mining Row

Law360, New York (April 30, 2013, 1:28 PM EDT) -- An Ohio federal judge on Monday declined to dismiss a coal company’s tortious interference counterclaim in a lawsuit brought by the U.S. accusing the the state of Ohio of reneging on a 1948 land agreement by allowing the company to mine beneath a flood-control reservoir.

U.S. District Judge James L. Graham said co-defendant Buckingham Coal Co. is free to pursue allegations that the U.S. is wrongfully interfering with deals it struck with Ohio in 2010 to mine coal beneath the Burr Oak Reservoir in Athens County....
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United States of America v. Buckingham Coal Company et al


Case Number

2:11-cv-00383

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Ohio Southern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other

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James L. Graham

Date Filed

May 3, 2011

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