Litigation

Citizens rights again upheld

Trying a new judge, Frasure Creek Mining was back in court this week trying to keep citizens from learning the truth about its Clean Water Act violations and related deal with state officials.

Nally & Hamilton latest coal company put on notice

Nally & Hamilton, the 4th largest coal producer of surface mined coal in Kentucky, was put on notice this afternoon that citizens plan to sue the company for 12,000 violations of the Clean Water Act.

The violations occurred from May 2008 through June 2010 and happened at more than a dozen of the company's mines in Bell, Harlan, Knott, Knox, Perry, Letcher and Leslie counties.

Beshear working to shield companies, block citizens

The Beshear administration will spend public funds to make sure that the same people who provided those tax dollars don't get a say in how well they are used to enforce the law.

Leeco Put on Notice for Selenium Pollution

Groups Put Kentucky Coal Company on Notice
for Polluting Local Waterways with Toxic Selenium

 
The Sierra Club and KFTC took action this week to hold yet another Kentucky coal company accountable for its pollution of local waterways.

Officials not revealing all charges against coal companies

State officials are resisting requests that it post on its website documents detailing violations by ICG (International Coal Group) and Frasure Creek Mining related to enforcement action against those companies.

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