Monthly Archives: February 2009

Patriot Coal,

Old King Coal vs. Reality

Old King Coal vs. Reality

West Virginia, Feb. 13: A federal appeals court in Charleston, West Virginia, has ruled that the US Army Corps of Engineers may permit coal companies involved in the controversial and environmentally destructive practice of “Mountaintop Removal” mining to bypass the Clean Water Act rules in its permitting process. The rules had required environmental impact studies

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