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Posted: April 24, 2013 at 2:07 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “The housing sector continues to be the bright spot for the economy. Inventories are light, which means that builders are going to keeping building.” Ward McCarthy, Jefferies LLC chief financial economist Article, 1D Retroactive veto of mine permit upheld MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency had the legal authority to retroactively veto a water-pollution permit for one of West Virginia’s largest mountaintop-removal coal mines years after it was issued, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.

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