Missouri, et al vs. Arch Coal, Inc and New Vulcan Coal Holdings, LLC and Triton Coal Company, LLC, US District Court, District of Columbia – No. 1:04CV00535
Merger review of two of the most dominant coal producers in the Permian Basin.
The State brought an action claiming Wampler was using its monopsonistic power to control the prices paid to farmers raising chickens for it. Farmers had no other buyer for the chickens they raised other than Wampler. The Court dismissed the action finding that Wampler had not engaged in any exclusionary conduct.