Reclamation

CLC Urges Federal Government to Hold Coal Companies Responsible for Clean-Up Costs in Future

CLC Urges Federal Government to Hold Coal Companies Responsible for Clean-Up Costs in Future

Peter Murrey and the CLC recently submitted comments on behalf of the Hoosier Environmental Council encouraging stricter oversight of bankrupt coal companies. We urged the federal Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) to develop regulations requiring insolvent and nearly insolvent corporations to post bonds covering clean-up costs, instead of merely making promises they may never fulfill.