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D.C. Circuit upholds EPA’s retroactive veto of mining permit

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency had the legal authority to retroactively veto a water pollution permit for one of West Virginia’s largest mountaintop removal coal mines years after it was issued, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday. ...

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Appeals from Gitmo detainees, others turned away

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court has declined appeals from foreigners seeking their release after nine years of detention at Guantanamo Bay. The court on Monday rejected three separate claims asking the justices to review rulings against the detainees by the ...

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D.C. Circuit: disability claim doesn’t bar Rehab Act suit

BOSTON, MA — A federal employee’s lawsuit for disability discrimination wasn’t precluded by her application for federal disability retirement benefits, the D.C. Circuit has ruled in reversing a summary judgment. The plaintiff suffered from chronic depression while working for the ...

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