Word in this morning from Beckley, where U.S. District Judge Irene Berger was scheduled to hold a hearing on Massey Energy’s request for a longer-term injunction against anti-mountaintop removal protesters.
The hearing was continued, and the temporary restraining order, which was set to expire on Feb. 10, has been extended for 14 days.
Also, the protesters have filed a motion to dismiss, and I’ve posted a copy of that here.
As of right now, no new hearing date has been set. Stay tuned …