Alaska joins multi-state fight of "one-size-fits-all" coal reg
Last updated 1/19/2018 at 2:10pm
Gov. Bill Walker Jan. 17 announced that Alaska has joined 12 other states in bringing a legal challenge to the U.S. Department of the Interior's Stream Protection Rule, which would place rigid restrictions on coal mines in the United States.
In a complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Washington D.C., the 13 states allege that the rule exceeds the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and En...