The current issue of the Shriver Center’s publication Clearinghouse Review features an article by ACLC environmental attorney Mary Cromer.  “Clean Water in Eastern Kentucky: Stronger Enforcement Through Consensus“ describes ongoing litigation over two coal companies’ falsely reported Clean Water Act discharge monitoring reports and the state agency’s response to our clients’ attempts to secure remediation of the...

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Lexington Herald-Leader, March 14. 2013 by Bill Estep A state panel decided Thursday not to punish a Harlan County coal miner who provided information on safety violations at an underground mine that led to federal criminal convictions against the company and three supervisors.   Attorneys for Mackie Bailey had said it was not fair for the state to seek to penalize Bailey when he was the one who blew the whistle on the...

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