Lawsuits seek to stop work at coal mines in 3 Western states until more reviews done

  • by: MATTHEW BROWN , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 6, 2014 - 1:25 PM

BILLINGS, Mont. — Coal industry representatives say lawsuits against mines in three Western states could have consequences across the U.S. as environmentalists seek changes in how mining is approved on federally owned reserves.

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