Rep. Ed Markley (Ranking Democrat – House Natural Resourcess Committee) sends letter to Department of Interior’s Office of Surface Mining (OSM) after Charleston, W.V. “hearing”.

Rep. Ed Markey (D-CA), the ranking Democrat on the House Natural Resources Committee. On the day of the hearing, Rep. Markey issued a press release and sent a public letter to the Department of Interior’s Office of Surface Mining (OSM) calling out the agency for its inadequate and out-of-date water protections and regulations from surface mining impacts, especially in the face of such damning health studies. Markey took the agency to task for a laundry list of failures in protecting the people of Appalachia from the harms of surface mining:

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