A federal appeals court ruling said the Army Corps of Engineers could ignore health and safety issues in permitting mountaintop-removal mining at a James River Coal subsidiary on the Knott-Perry county line.
A federal appeals court ruling said the Army Corps of Engineers could ignore health and safety issues in permitting mountaintop-removal mining at a James River Coal subsidiary on the Knott-Perry county line.
A federal appeals court ruling said the Army Corps of Engineers could ignore health and safety issues in permitting mountaintop-removal mining at a James River Coal subsidiary on the Knott-Perry county line.

Appeals court upholds EPA's authority to push for more stringent standards for mining permits

July 11, 2014 7:46 PM

More Videos

  • This reclaimed strip mine might become a solar energy farm

    This drone footage shows a reclaimed strip mine in Pike County, Ky., where investors are studying the potential for a large solar panel array. Video provided by Berkeley Energy Group.