Lawsuit challenges coal mine approvals in 4 states

“An environmental group seeking to temporarily halt mining at seven coal mines in four states has sued the federal government, saying Thursday the approval of the mines allowed companies to dig up a combined 1.3 billion tons of the fuel across the Rocky Mountain West…

…The lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Colorado by WildEarth Guardians alleges the Department of Interior approvals were illegal because no public notice was given.”

Read more at the Billings Gazette.

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  1. I continue to be amazed that groups like this can file lawsuits. What is their standing?

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