Judge Appoints Special Master To Help Find Proper Remedy For Illegal Discharges

(October 15, 2015, 10:00 AM EDT) -- CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A federal judge in West Virginia on Oct. 14 appointed a special master to help determine a proper remedy for Fola Coal Co. LLC’s illegal discharges of ionic pollution, ruling that remedies proposed by the company and environmental groups are complex and costly (Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition v. Fola Coal Company LLC, No. 13-5006, S.D. W.Va.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 139507).

(Opinion available. Document #08-151106-001Z.)

U.S. Judge Robert C. Chambers of the Southern District of West Virginia noted that the Ohio Valley Environmental...
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