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EPA loses second major case

The EPA may have to soon admit that they have overstepped their bounds as court cases are beginning to pile up against them and their regulatory assault on property rights and their legal jurisdiction.

A March 21 SCOTUSblog post detailed the recent Supreme Court decision where all 9 Justices – Yes! Even Ginsburg and Alito agreed on this one – handed the EPA a stinging defeat.

25. March 2012 by Jason Hayes
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Arch Coal Foundation honors 12 W.Va. teachers

Congratulations to the 12 West Virginia teachers who were honored by the Arch Coal Foundation for their excellence in the classroom. As the Arch Coal news release describes, these teachers are putting in the time and effort to ensure America’s school children receive top quality educations.

The 12 teachers honored were selected out of almost 600 nominations. Kudos to you for your hard work!

Dr. Teresa Baxter North Marion High School Farmington
Tabby Beall Gilmer County High School Glenville
Linda L. Berg Scott Teays Elementary School Scott Depot
Mary K. Blaker Parkersburg High School Parkersburg

05. March 2012 by Jason Hayes
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ACC Comment on EPA Veto of Arch Coal’s Spruce Mine Permit

Early today (January 13th, 2011), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) revoked Arch Coal’s Section 404 permit for the Mingo Logan Spruce Number One Surface Mine. This drastic and unprecedented action has quite rightly engendered broad bipartisan and energy industry condemnation. Never before in the history of the Clean Water Act has the EPA taken this sort of direct action against a lawfully approved 404 permit when the permittee and project have met every permit requirement.

13. January 2011 by Jason Hayes
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