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Federal Mine Regulators Issue Guidance On Refuges
On July 26, 2019, the Federal Mine, Safety, and Health Administration ("FMSHA") issued a new policy letter on emergency refuges for workers in underground mines
United States
6 Aug 2019
Claims Against Caterpillar Can Proceed Despite "Mere Conclusory" Allegations In CERCLA Complaint
Claims against Caterpillar Global Mining LLC survived Caterpillar's Motion to Dismiss on the ground that the allegations were merely conclusory in a CERCLA cost recovery claim before the U.S.
United States
27 May 2019
Federal Appellate Court Rules That Coal Ash Ponds Not Subject To CWA
Federal Appellate Court Rules That Coal Ash Ponds Not Subject To CWA
United States
1 Oct 2018
U.S. Government Liable Under CERCLA As Owner For Mining Patent Leases In $1 Billion Environmental Clean-Up
On July 19th, the Tenth Circuit determined that the U.S. government is liable for environmental contamination at a mining site operated by Chevron and other mining entities...
United States
14 Aug 2017
Appalachian Aid Agency Cut From President Trump's Proposed Budget
Under President Trump's proposed budget funding for the Appalachian Regional Commission, a federal-state partnership intended to create economic opportunities in thirteen Appalachian states...
United States
6 Apr 2017
EPA Issues Guidance On Remediation At Mining Sites
The U.S. EPA has issued guidance for the safe removal and remedial actions associated with hard rock mining.
United States
28 Apr 2016
EPA Sued Over New Ozone Standard
On October 26, 2015, the U.S. EPA published new, more stringent ozone standards of 70 ppm, opening the 60-day window of opportunity to file lawsuits seeking review of the new rule.
United States
11 Nov 2015
Technical Evaluation Of The Gold King Mine Incident Released
The DOI and the U.S. Army Corps reported yesterday that the EPA Animas River spill was caused by failure to recognize and assess hydraulic forces built up as a result of remediation activity.
United States
30 Oct 2015
Courts May Review EEOC Conciliation Efforts—Narrowly
The U.S. Supreme Court decided that conciliation efforts by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") are subject to judicial review, but that review is limited.
United States
7 May 2015
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