Posts Tagged with "veto"

DC Judge Restricts The EPA’s Ability To Protect Our Water and Ecosystems

Friday, March 23, 2012

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DC Judge Restricts The EPA’s Ability To Protect Our Water and Ecosystems

I’m outraged by today’s news from DC. Federal Judge Amy Berman Jackson has ruled that the EPA exceeded its authority in revoking permits for what could now become West Virginia’s largest mountaintop removal (MTR) mine. Back in January 2011, the EPA vetoed Arch Coal’s permit to mine at the Spruce site,  as it would cause [...]

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EPA Issues Historic Veto on Arch Coal’s Spruce Mine

Thursday, January 13, 2011

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EPA Issues Historic Veto on Arch Coal’s Spruce Mine

Excellent news this morning from Washington DC! Today, the EPA announced that they are vetoing the Clean Water Act permit for Arch Coal’s Spruce No. 1 Mine in Logan County, West Virginia. This is a historic victory for the movement to end mountaintop removal mining. It’s the first time that the EPA has issued a [...]

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Rainforest Action Network Victories: Top Ten of 2010

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

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Rainforest Action Network Victories: Top Ten of 2010

Making change in the world is hard work — some times decades-long hard work. But with the right combination of strategies, experience, tenacity, and allies, it is possible to achieve victories that have a lasting impact. This year, Rainforest Action Network took on corporate titans and secured real wins for the world’s forests, the climate, [...]

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