Judge in climate suit tells feds to re-examine coal mine

Associated Press: Federal officials must re-examine a 117 million-ton expansion of an eastern Montana coal mine after a judge sided with environmentalists who sued over the project's potential to make climate change worse and cause other environmental damage. U.S. District Judge Susan Watters gave the Interior Department nine months to look again at the proposal for the Cloud Peak Energy's Spring Creek mine near Decker, Montana, along the Wyoming border. In its prior review, the agency "failed to take a hard look"......

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