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District court order may revive CWA coal ash appeal

July 14, 2017
A closely watched Clean Water Act (CWA) suit over groundwater contamination from coal ash could be headed back to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit less than 24 hours after it was dismissed for being appealed prematurely, thanks to a new district court order that seems to satisfy the 4th Circuit's test for a “final” decision. Judge John A. Gibney Jr. of U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia issued a July 13 order that...


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