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fs, v. THE UNITED STATES, Defendant. JOINT STATUS REPORT AND MOTION FOR CONTINUED SUSPENSION As the Court requested in an Order of July 30, 2007, the parties present this joint status report. The parties report that the Supreme Court has now decided that courts lack jurisdiction of claims for refund of coal-excise tax imposed on exports unless the ta

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IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF FEDERAL CLAIMS Nos. 01-614 T & 02-971 T (consolidated) (Judge Sweeney)

VENTURE COAL SALES COMPANY, SANNER ENERGIES, INC., AND FUTURE INDUSTRIES, INC., Plaintiffs,

PATRIOT MINING CO., INC., JULIANNA MINING CO., INC., and ANKER WEST VIRGINIA MINING CO., INC., Plaintiffs,

v. THE UNITED STATES, Defendant.

JOINT STATUS REPORT AND MOTION FOR CONTINUED SUSPENSION

As the Court requested in an Order of July 30, 2007, the parties present this joint status report. The parties report that the Supreme Court has now decided that courts lack jurisdiction of claims for refund of coal-excise tax imposed on exports unless the taxpayer has filed a timely refund claim. See United States v. Clintwood Elkhorn Mining Co., 128 S. Ct. 1511 (2008). The decision in Clintwood Elkhorn will decide all the unresolved issues in the present cases if the decision becomes final. Clintwood Elkhorn may petition the Supreme Court for a rehearing on

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or before May 12, 2008. The parties therefore ask this Court to continue suspension of these cases until May 19, 2008. The plaintiffs agree that defendant may submit this status report and motion as a joint filing. WHEREFORE, the plaintiffs and the defendant pray that their motion for continued suspension of proceedings be granted. Respectfully submitted, s/ Robert Stoddart Robert Stoddart U.S. Justice Department, Tax Division Court of Federal Claims Section P.O. Box 26, Ben Franklin Station Washington, DC 20044 Voice: (202) 307-6445 FAX: (202) 514-9440 Robert.C.Stoddart@usdoj.gov NATHAN J. HOCHMAN Assistant Attorney General DAVID GUSTAFSON Chief, Court of Federal Claims Section s/ David Gustafson Of Counsel May 5, 2008

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