Green Groups Move To Block WVa Surface Mines

Law360, New York (April 16, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a suit opposing U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permits for several West Virginia surface mines, the Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition and other environmental groups have sought a permanent injunction against two mines, arguing that the agency withheld key information on the projects from the public.

The green groups moved for a permanent injunction Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia against a permit issued to Fola Coal Co. LLC for two surface mines. The groups contend the Corps of...
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