Waco Oil and Gas Quarry Permit Crushed

Law360, New York (November 18, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- West Virginia's high court has upheld the West Virginia Surface Mine Board's denial of Waco Oil and Gas Co. Inc.'s bid for a quarry mine permit, reversing a lower court's order that vacated the board's 2003 decision.

The Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia handed down its ruling Friday, reversing a March 21, 2007, decision by the Circuit Court of Kanawha County. The 2007 order shot down a Jan. 29, 2003, surface mine board's decision that upheld the West Virginia Division of Environmental Protection's denial...
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