Ark. Plant To Sell Electricity Despite Permit Rejection

Law360, New York (June 25, 2010, 4:36 PM EDT) -- The Arkansas Supreme Court has decided not to re-analyze a decision in which it rejected a permit for Southwestern Electric Power Co.'s partially constructed coal-fired power plant, but the company has vowed to complete the facility anyway and sell the electricity out of state.

On Thursday, the Arkansas court denied one petition for rehearing from SWEPCO, which is a unit of American Electric Power Co. Inc., and another from the Arkansas Public Service Commission. The court also denied a motion to delay the effective date of...
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