National Independent Coal Operators' Association v. Kleppe

PETITIONER: National Independent Coal Operators' Association
RESPONDENT: Kleppe
LOCATION: Vermillion Police Station

DOCKET NO.: 73-2066
DECIDED BY: Burger Court (1975-1981)
LOWER COURT: United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

CITATION: 423 US 388 (1976)
ARGUED: Oct 06, 1975
DECIDED: Jan 26, 1976

ADVOCATES:
A. Raymond Randolph, Jr. - for the Secretary of the Interior and others
Fred Blackwell - for Delta Mining, Inc., and others
John L. Kilcullen - for the National Independent Coal Operator's Ass'n and others
Randolph -

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Audio Transcription for Oral Argument - October 06, 1975 in National Independent Coal Operators' Association v. Kleppe

Audio Transcription for Opinion Announcement - January 26, 1976 in National Independent Coal Operators' Association v. Kleppe

Warren E. Burger:

I have the opinions to announce in two consolidated cases, 73-2066, the National Independent Coal Operators Association against the Secretary of Interior, and 74-521, Kleppe, the Secretary of Interior against Delta Mining.

In the first of these two cases, for reasons stated in an opinion filed with the clerk this morning, the judgment of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit is affirmed.