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United States v. EME Homer City Generation L.P.

ELR Case

A district court dismissed the U.S. government's lawsuit against the current and former owners of a coal-fired power plant in Indiana County, Pennsylvania, for alleged CAA violations. The government alleged that the former owners...

76 FR 58808

ELR Federal Agency Update

Sierra Club v. Khanjee Holding (US) Inc.

ELR Case

The Seventh Circuit upheld a $100,000 penalty assessment against three power plant developers for PSD permit violations at a proposed coal-fired power plant site. The court previously held that the developers' PSD permit expired because...

United States v. DTE Energy Co.

ELR Case

A district court held that an energy company did not violate the CAA when it failed to obtain a new source review (NSR) permit prior to renovating electric utility steam generating units at its Monroe, Michigan, power plant. The...

Getting Through the Straits: It’s Not How Much You Spend, It’s Charting the Right Course That Counts!

ELR Article

Professors Flatt and Collins should be commended for seeking to answer one of the most perplexing questions that has plagued environmental protection advocates and regulators in the United States for over 40 years—how to improve...

Measuring Enforcement’s Value: One Step at a Time

ELR Article

How well are environmental laws in the United States being enforced, and what difference does that make to the quality of our air and water? Professors Flatt and Collins work hard to find the answers in Environmental...

Comment on Environmental Enforcement in Dire Straits: There Is No Protection for Nothing and No Data for Free

ELR Article

While I take issue with the title, suggesting that environmental enforcement is in “dire straits,” the body of Professors Flatt and Collins' article does not actually evaluate enforcement, but rather enters the oft-discussed...

Center for Biological Diversity v. United States Environmental Protection Agency

ELR Case

A district court held that EPA need not issue endangerment findings under the CAA for marine vessels and nonroad vehicles and engines, but it denied the Agency's motion to dismiss environmental groups' request for an endangerment...