Clean Water Rule Lawsuit Dismissed; Judge Says It Belongs In Circuit Court

(August 27, 2015, 1:28 PM EDT) -- CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — A West Virginia federal judge on Aug. 26 dismissed a coal mining company’s Clean Water Rule lawsuit, saying that under established case law, the challenge belongs in a federal appeals court (Murray Energy Corporation v. United States Environmental Protection Agency, et al., No. 14-110, N.D. W.Va.).

(Murray Energy opinion available. Document #95-150910-015Z.)

Murray Energy Corp. sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia. Murray Energy sought declaratory and injunctive relief from the Clean...
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