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Appeals court grants request for WVDEP to start over on disputed pipeline review

By Kyla Asbury | Oct 19, 2017

CHARLESTON – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has granted a request by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection to throw out the DEP’s approval of the Mountain Valley Pipeline and let them start over.

Fourth Circuit upholds Justice Energy’s $1.23M fine

By Chris Dickerson and Kyla Asbury | Jul 12, 2017

CHARLESTON – The U.S. Circuit of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has upheld a $1.23 million contempt-of-court fine issued to Justice Energy in a lawsuit filed against the company by James River Equipment.

Fourth Circuit finds in favor of coal miner in 'mark of the beast' case

By Glenn Minnis | Jun 22, 2017

RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) – A federal appeals court in Virginia has affirmed a $586,861 jury award handed to a man who says h​​​​​e was forced to retire from his mining job when religious principles prevented him from using a biometric hand scanner.

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