Murray Energy Sues EPA Over Job Losses From Air Regs

Law360, Los Angeles (March 24, 2014, 10:24 PM EDT) -- Coal giant Murray Energy Corp. sued the administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday in West Virginia federal court, claiming the agency has been derelict in its duty to evaluate the potential for job losses traceable to its Clean Air Act regulation and enforcement efforts.

Murray and 11 of its subsidiaries allege in the suit that the EPA has waged a "war on coal" over the past five years by encouraging power providers to switch from coal to other fuels and shut down existing...
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Case Information

Case Title

Murray Energy Corporation et al v. Administrator of Environmental Protection Agency

Case Number



West Virginia Northern

Nature of Suit

893(Environmental Matters)


District Judge John Preston Bailey

Date Filed

March 24, 2014

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