Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Black Mesa Water Coalition v. Jewell (DOI)

<> Black Mesa Water Coalition v. Jewell (DOI) – 1/26/15. In the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, Case No. 12-16980. Plaintiffs sought costs and expenses, including attorney's and expert witness fees, from the Federal Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) after Black Mesa participated in a successful challenge to OSM's grant of a coal mining permit revision.
     The Appeals Court ruled: "We reverse in part, vacate in part, and remand to the district court with instructions to remand to the agency for further proceedings on the question of 'entitlement.'"

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