Revised Idaho Plant Permit Regulates CO2 Emissions

Law360, New York (December 1, 2009, 7:24 PM EST) -- The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality has issued a revised air quality permit that will incorporate new limits on carbon dioxide emissions for a proposed southeastern Idaho coal-to-gas fertilizer plant in order to reduce the facility's global warming pollution by more than 58 percent.

Enforceable CO2 limits were added to the permit for the proposed clean-coal gasification fertilizer production facility in Power County on Monday after the Sierra Club and the Idaho Conservation League reached a voluntary agreement with the project's developer, Southeast Idaho Energy Inc.,...
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