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Sierra Club v. United States Environmental Protection Agency

ELR Case

The Tenth Circuit held that EPA erred in denying an environmental group's petition to review the renewal of a state-issued Title V operating permit for a coal-fired power plant in Utah. The group's petition argued that EPA should object...

Jam v. International Finance Corp.

ELR Case

A district court held an international development bank that financed construction of a coal-fired power plant in India was immune from a suit brought by a group of Indian villagers claiming the plant polluted surrounding air, land, and...

85 FR 8020

ELR Federal Agency Update

United States v. Ameren Missouri

ELR Case

A district court granted in part a motion to stay its previous order requiring an electric utility company to obtain a PSD permit to address CAA violations at its coal-fired power plant in Festus, Missouri, and to install air pollution...

Sierra Club v. United States Environmental Protection Agency

ELR Case

The Fifth Circuit upheld EPA's approval of Louisiana's SIP for controlling regional haze. Environmental groups challenged the approval of Louisiana's selection of low-sulfur coal over a more effective pollutant control as the best...

United States v. Ameren Missouri

ELR Case

A district court ordered an electric utility company to obtain a PSD permit to address CAA violations at its coal-fired power plant in Festus, Missouri. EPA argued that the company increased the risk of negative health impacts and...

Sierra Club v. Oklahoma Gas & Electric Co.

ELR Case

The Tenth Circuit dismissed an environmental group's citizen suit against an Oklahoma power company for CAA violations at a power plant. The group claimed the company modified a coal-fired boiler without first obtaining an emission-...

Kentucky Coal Ass'n v. Tennessee Valley Authority

ELR Case

A district court held that TVA did not violate NEPA when it decided to replace two coal-fired power generators with a natural gas-fueled power generating plant. TVA was replacing the generators to comply with mercury and air toxics...