Enviros Have Standing In PacifiCorp Plant Suit: Judge

Law360, New York (August 25, 2009, 6:20 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has backed environmentalists’ standing to sue PacifiCorp over pollution from a power plant in Wyoming, but refrained from granting summary judgment on their claims that the density of the emissions exceeds the limit, citing a need for closer scrutiny.

In a series of rulings Monday, Judge Alan B. Johnson of the U.S. District Court for the District of Wyoming supported the Sierra Club and Wyoming Outdoor Council’s standing to bring the suit under the Clean Air Act, rejected PacifiCorp’s bid to toss the...
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