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Sierra Club v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Citation: 44 ELR 20184
No. 11-73342, -73356, (9th Cir., 08/12/2014)

The Ninth Circuit vacated and remanded EPA's decision to issue a PSD permit allowing a power company to build and operate a 600 megawatt natural gas-fired power plant. EPA missed the one-year statutory deadline to grant or deny the permit; during this same period, EPA tightened the applicable air quality standards....

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