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EPA Seeks to Block Mountaintop Removal Permit

On Friday the Environmental Protection Agency announced its intention to revoke a permit issued in 2007 for the Mingo Logan Coal Spruce #1 surface mine, a unit owned by Arch Coal Inc. of St. Louis. The move is the first time the EPA has sought to block a previously permitted project, saying it is doing so because the Spruce #1 mine, the largest mountaintop …

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