Massey denies Sierra Club lawsuit claims on water

Associated Press: Five Massey Energy subsidiaries contend a 2008 settlement with the Environmental Protection Agency bars a lawsuit by the Sierra Club and three other environmental groups. The federal lawsuit filed in April alleges more than 3,000 violations of the Clean Water Act and surface mining laws. Among other things, the plaintiffs claim the companies have dumped toxic aluminum into waterways with runoff from up to 16 West Virginia coal mines. The companies also argue in the response ......

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