Daily Archives: July 20, 2011

EPA review of mountaintop removal permits is not a job-killing ‘permitorium’: pushing back at a House Oversight hearing

EPA’s statutorily prescribed, affirmative duty under the Clean Water Act to protect the natural environment and the public health of citizens played second fiddle to the concerns of coal mining representatives at a July 14 House Oversight subcommittee hearing. “Mountaintop removal should be … Continue reading

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