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2011-02-25 15:48:00

CHARLESTON, W.V., Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. House of Representatives voted last week to withhold funds from the EPA and the Office of Surface Mining (OSM) for components of guidance or new rules that are continuing the attack on Appalachian coal mining.

2010-10-15 15:51:00

CHARLESTON, W.V., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Region 3 administrator, Shawn Garvin, has recommended that his agency veto the Clean Water Act permit that has already been approved for the Spruce No. 1 Mine in Logan County, WV.

2010-10-06 16:03:00

CHARLESTON, W. Va., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin (D) announced Wednesday the state is suing the Obama Administration's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for holding up the permitting process for coal mining operations in West Virginia.

2010-06-28 10:33:00

CHARLESTON, W.Va., June 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Robert C.

2010-06-17 15:02:00

CHARLESTON, W.Va., June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today it has suspended the use of Nationwide Permit 21 (NWP 21) in the Appalachian Region of six states.

2010-06-15 11:24:00

CHARLESTON, W.Va., June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Federation for American Coal, Energy and Security (FACES of Coal) released a video on its website, www.facesofcoal.org, today explaining in easy-to-understand terms and examples why the use of conductivity is an ill-advised and inappropriate measure for water quality impairment.

2010-05-21 15:18:00

CHARLESTON, W.Va., May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee released a report outlining the adverse economic and employment impacts of the EPA's inability to approve or set discernable standards for the approval of coal mining permits in Appalachia.


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