Judge: Underground Coal Companies Can Depose EPA Administrator

Mealey's (November 16, 2015, 12:38 PM EST) -- WHEELING, W.Va. — A federal judge in West Virginia on Nov. 12 ruled that a number of underground coal companies alleging that Gina McCarthy, the administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, is violating the Clean Air Act (CAA) by failing to evaluate how the agency’s enforcement of the statute is affecting jobs in the industry can depose the administrator after finding that the plaintiff companies were able to show that she has not delegated the responsibility to anyone else within the agency (Murray Energy Corporation,...
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