A Teachable MomentTownhall.com ^ | July 19, 2014 | Hank AdlerPosted on 7/19/2014, 7:34:06 AM by Kaslin
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In a landmark decision on Friday that could have far-reaching implications for federal coal leasing, a U.S. District Court judge ruled against the expansion of Arch Coal’s West Elk mine in Colorado for failure of federal regulators to consider the social cost of carbon in their environmental review. 433 more words
Press Release from Wild Earth Guardians
Court Decision Protects Colorado Backcountry From Coal Mining, Safeguards Climate
Gunnison County, CO — A federal court ruling today (6/27/14) rejected federal agencies’ approval of Arch Coal’s plans to bulldoze roads through 1,700 acres of Colorado’s backcountry, finding that carbon costs were illegally ignored when approving expanded coal mining.