Energy & Natural Resources| Client Successes

Permit Extension Approved for Mine


A client’s Midwestern surface mining permit amendment adding extensive acreage was challenged by a neighboring landowner citing water rights and possible subsidence issues arising out of planned de-watering of old underground works and blasting limits with potential nationwide implication.


Defended challenge that involved approximately eight weeks of trial and two rounds of judicial review, including one reaching the state supreme court. Achieved favorable outcome for client.