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mining veto - FoEM - Friends of the Earth Melbourne

Communities must have the right to veto mining. Posted by Cam Walker on February 25, 2015 Friends of the Earth media release. February 25, 2015. ... has demonstrated that the unconventional gas and coal mining sectors do not have social license to operate. Already 44 communities have completed their door knocking and carried out declarations.

FORD WILL REPEAT STRIP MINING VETO - The New

1975-5-20  WASHINGTON, May 19 —The White House said today that President Ford had decided to repeat his veto of pioneering legislation to curb the environmental damage of strip mining for coal

Federal Court Upholds EPA Veto of Spruce

2 天前  "The coal industry has falsely painted the Spruce Mine veto as an example of EPA overreach and a 'war on coal,' and this decision shows that EPA's decision is based on clear scientific evidence of serious environmental harm from mining." Statement

COAL: Battles over mountaintop mining rage in wake

Last July, for example, five months before EPA's landmark veto of Arch Coal Inc.'s permit for the 2,200-acre Spruce No. 1 mine in West Virginia, the agency greenlit plans from an Arch subsidiary,...

Court backs EPA veto of mountaintop mining project

A federal appeals court has upheld the Environmental Protection Agency’s power to scuttle a previously issued permit for a big mountaintop removal coal mining project in West Virginia.Tuesday ...

Appeals Court Upholds EPA Veto of Spruce No. 1

2021-2-19  The coal industry and the state of West Virginia challenged the veto, asserting that EPA could only block a permit before issuance—even though the law specifically gives the EPA the authority to veto a mining waste discharge “whenever” it

Mining: The EPA Vetoes a Proposed Mountaintop

2011-1-13  The veto, which came after a major public hearing in West Virginia and a review of nearly 50,000 public comments, caps a decade-plus battle over the Spruce Mine, which was first proposed in the 1990s and which has been tied up in courts ever since. ... The ramifications could go beyond the mining and coal industry.

McCrory vetoes bill to revive coal ash commission -

2021-1-12  "The veto and even the veto override and even the expected litigation after that will result in a delay" in getting water to people who live around the coal ash basins, he added.

Battles Over Mountaintop Coal Mining Rage in Wake

2011-1-24  Mountaintop coal mining -- dubbed "mountaintop removal" by opponents -- scrapes away vegetation and topsoil, then blasts exposed rock to uncover coal seams. Leftover dirt, rock and vegetation is dumped into adjacent valleys. The practice is most heavily used in West Virginia and eastern Kentucky.

Court upholds EPA veto in mountaintop removal

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) won another legal round a case regarding its controversial veto of a West Virginia mountaintop removal mining permit.

mining veto - FoEM - Friends of the Earth Melbourne

Communities must have the right to veto mining. Posted by Cam Walker on February 25, 2015 Friends of the Earth media release. February 25, 2015. ... has demonstrated that the unconventional gas and coal mining sectors do not have social license to operate. Already 44 communities have completed their door knocking and carried out declarations.

Supreme Court Rejects Coal Industry Lawsuit, Defends

“The coal industry has falsely painted the Spruce mine veto as an example of EPA overreach and a ‘war on coal,’ when in fact EPA’s authority to veto this permit is obvious from the face of the statute and EPA’s decision is based on clear scientific evidence of serious environmental harm from mining,” said Jim Hecker, environmental ...

Federal Court Upholds EPA Veto of Spruce

2 天前  "The coal industry has falsely painted the Spruce Mine veto as an example of EPA overreach and a 'war on coal,' and this decision shows that EPA's decision is based on clear scientific evidence of serious environmental harm from mining." Statement from Debbie Jarrell, Coal River Mountain Watch co

Effort to override veto of coal mine tax credit fails in ...

2019-6-7  Coal production and mining jobs have plummeted over the nearly three decades the state has been offering coal tax credits. In 1988, Virginia had over 11,000 coal mining jobs, according to state ...

Battles Over Mountaintop Coal Mining Rage in Wake

2011-1-24  Mountaintop coal mining -- dubbed "mountaintop removal" by opponents -- scrapes away vegetation and topsoil, then blasts exposed rock to uncover coal seams. Leftover dirt, rock and vegetation is dumped into adjacent valleys. The practice is most heavily used in West Virginia and eastern Kentucky.

Appeals Court Upholds EPA Veto of Spruce No. 1

2021-2-19  The coal industry and the state of West Virginia challenged the veto, asserting that EPA could only block a permit before issuance—even though the law specifically gives the EPA the authority to veto a mining waste discharge “whenever” it would have adverse environmental impact.

Court backs EPA veto of mountaintop mining project

A federal appeals court has upheld the Environmental Protection Agency’s power to scuttle a previously issued permit for a big mountaintop removal coal mining project in West Virginia.Tuesday ...

Appeals Court Upholds EPA Veto of Massive Spruce

2016-7-19  In the latest chapter of this long fight, the Mingo Logan Coal Company, which has proposed the mine, sued the EPA to challenge the veto. We intervened in support of the agency. In 2014, our support helped EPA secure a win in the federal court upholding the agency’s legal authority to veto a mining

McCrory vetoes bill to revive coal ash commission -

2021-1-12  "The veto and even the veto override and even the expected litigation after that will result in a delay" in getting water to people who live around the coal ash basins, he added.

Supreme Court declines to hear Arch Coal mining

2014-3-24  The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday delivered a blow to Arch Coal Inc by declining to hear its challenge to an Obama administration decision to block an environmental permit for a coal mining

Supreme Court Rejects Coal Industry Lawsuit, Defends

“The coal industry has falsely painted the Spruce mine veto as an example of EPA overreach and a ‘war on coal,’ when in fact EPA’s authority to veto this permit is obvious from the face of the statute and EPA’s decision is based on clear scientific evidence of serious environmental harm from mining,” said Jim Hecker, environmental ...

Effort to override veto of coal mine tax credit fails in ...

2019-6-7  Coal production and mining jobs have plummeted over the nearly three decades the state has been offering coal tax credits. In 1988, Virginia had over 11,000 coal mining jobs, according to state ...

Court backs EPA veto of mountaintop mining project

A federal appeals court has upheld the Environmental Protection Agency’s power to scuttle a previously issued permit for a big mountaintop removal coal mining project in West Virginia.Tuesday ...

Supreme Court declines to hear Arch Coal mining

2014-3-24  The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday delivered a blow to Arch Coal Inc by declining to hear its challenge to an Obama administration decision to block an environmental permit for a coal mining

Violence results from lack of veto against mining in ...

2021-1-11  Violence results from lack of veto against mining in Native Title process . SU Media Release ... worst case scenario occurred today in Tamworth where a Native Title negotiation was being conducted with the Whitehaven coal mining company in the area known as Boggabri in NW NSW. It is important to understand that this whole process and confusion ...

EPA wins another round on Spruce Mine veto Special ...

2017-10-27  The EPA veto has been the subject of much criticism from coal company officials and coalfield political leaders, who argued it was unfair to revoke a

Appeals Court Upholds EPA Veto of Massive Spruce

2016-7-19  In the latest chapter of this long fight, the Mingo Logan Coal Company, which has proposed the mine, sued the EPA to challenge the veto. We intervened in support of the agency. In 2014, our support helped EPA secure a win in the federal court upholding the agency’s legal authority to veto a mining

Court upholds EPA veto in mountaintop removal

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) won another legal round a case regarding its controversial veto of a West Virginia mountaintop removal mining permit.

Supreme Court Rejects Coal Industry Lawsuit, Defends

“The coal industry has falsely painted the Spruce mine veto as an example of EPA overreach and a ‘war on coal,’ when in fact EPA’s authority to veto this permit is obvious from the face of the statute and EPA’s decision is based on clear scientific evidence of serious environmental harm from mining.”

Citing ‘irreversible damage,’ EPA nears veto of ...

2020-2-17  The Environmental Protection Agency yesterday proposed its first Clean Water Act veto ever for a previously permitted mountaintop removal project, “the largest mountaintop-removal permit in West Virginia history.” The veto would reverse a permit granted in 2007 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to Arch Coal to dig a 2,278-acre coal stripmine and fill six valleys and 43,000 linear feet of ...