Judge Denies Environmental Groups’ Request To Depose State Agency Employees
Mealey's (May 12, 2016, 9:56 AM EDT) -- HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A federal judge in West Virginia on May 10 denied a motion for discovery filed by four environmental groups seeking depositions of West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP) personnel, finding that the plaintiffs did not bear their burden of showing that the depositions were necessary (Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition, et al. v. Gina McCarthy, et al., No. 15-0271, S.D. W.Va.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 61600).
(Opinion available. Document #08-160513-022Z.)
Chief U.S. Judge Robert C. Chambers of the Southern District of West Virginia...