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Murray Energy files lawsuit against EPA over coal regulations

Pittsburgh Business Times -- Ohio-based Murray Energy Corp. has filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency, the company announced Monday.

The lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia against what Murray said was environmental regulations that are hurting coal miners. Murray said in the lawsuit that provisions in the Clean Air Act require the Environmental Protection Agency to consider how new regulations will impact employment at companies complying with any new legislation or regulations. But Murray said the EPA under Administrator Gina McCarthy has not done so and the laws have what it termed little or no environmental benefit.

The Clean Air Act is crystal clear in requiring the EPA to evaluate the negative impact that their regulations will


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honda0105
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Message Posted: Mar 29, 2014 8:23:45 AM

jrsva: very good point.
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 7:46:05 AM


Kudos jrsva. Well said.
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 5:58:58 AM

wanna see what unmitigated coal burning does to people and their environment? Look at pictures from post-Soviet era East Germany, Poland and Russian enclaves.
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 7:18:08 AM

Companies like Murray won't be satisfied until they've mined the last ounce of coal in WV regardless of what it does to the environment or the people who live there.
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jrsva
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 12:26:33 AM


The EPA is not perfect but Murray has no room to complain about regulations since they do not follow them anyway. They just go on polluting the air and water while turning the green rolling hills of West Virginia into a wasteland. No sympathy here. Clean up your act or get out of town.
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 12:21:51 AM

Lawyers getting rich.
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 12:10:59 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 12:07:36 AM

Will follow it.
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 12:05:58 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 12:03:22 AM

Repeat, must do articles/drama on day shift.
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 12:01:35 AM

Fix the EPA!
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2014 11:59:52 PM

ok
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Someone growing a spine? Now, stand up straight and ask for your balls back.
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2014 11:58:17 PM

Administrator Gina McCarthy has not done her homework!!!
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2014 11:57:22 PM

Hmmm...
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2014 11:57:19 PM


Sleazy Murray owners and executives have never minded sending their unhealthy acid rain, particulates, and heavy metals like mercury to land all over New England! They have never lifted a finger to clean up the emissions of coal fired power plants to avoid their current predicament.
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2014 11:56:12 PM

It's about time someone got some backbone and started pushing back.

Tell the EPA it is the Clean Air Act, not Pure Air Act.

Just because you can measure down to 10ppm doesn't mean we must attain that.

Better yet, eliminate the EPA bloodsuckers.
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When government runs amuck...
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2014 11:53:32 PM

The EPA is out of control.
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2014 11:49:56 PM

Desperation lawsuit. Murray will lose.
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Throwing mud a waterfall and hoping some of it sticks.
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2014 11:47:40 PM

Good for them
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2014 11:47:40 PM

shut down the EPA
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2014 11:44:29 PM

Coal companies should fight back, but eventually they will have to give way to something much cleaner and better whether they like it or not.
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2014 11:42:24 PM

These regulations need to be revised.
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2014 11:39:04 PM

We shall see...
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2014 11:36:48 PM

Good, I hope the EPA gets their but kicked in court.
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2014 11:35:40 PM

The key word being evaluate, which in reality means nothing.
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2014 11:34:05 PM

Regardless of intentions, I think the EPA has gone overboard.
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2014 11:32:53 PM

Ok
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2014 11:30:55 PM

ok.
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2014 11:29:30 PM

I sure am glad that the government really cares about each and every one of us and will stop at nothing to help us. (this is satire)
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2014 11:29:04 PM

i like it
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2014 11:28:33 PM

I don't drive a car using coal. Do any of you? Not going to change my pump price.
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???
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go ahead and good luck
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2014 11:24:12 PM

Murray Energy has no concern about the workers, only that they will not be making as much money. I feel sorry for workers that might lose their job but in reality coal mining should have been curtailed a decade ago and the coal companies charged with the murder of those who have died because of the pollution caused by coal!
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I'll place $20 on the EPA.
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2014 11:21:34 PM

Some more strong arm tactics of the EPA under the leadership of Obama.
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2014 11:20:47 PM

Just get rid of the EPA. It's been overrun by activists.
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2014 11:20:17 PM

GOOD LUCK ON THAT!
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2014 11:19:53 PM

Good for them!!!

Ban the EPA and impeach NoBamaDoesNotCare!!!
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Ya. Good luck!
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Ok
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Good luck with that.
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Hope they win.
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Good I hope they win
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go for it
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2014 11:09:45 PM

Does this establish the precedent to start filing law suits against everything our government has beaten us with and cheated us with and lied to us about?
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