Lawsuit Takes On Coal Power Plant

Law360, New York (February 15, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- An individual and two local civic groups have sued Longview Power LLC to try to stop the construction of a $1 billion coal-fired power plant in Monongalia County, W.Va.

In the suit, which was filed Tuesday before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia, Jarrett Jamison, the Fort Martin Community Association and the Forks of Cheat Forest Property Owners Association claimed that Longview’s air quality permit for the project had already expired.

“The level of pollutants to be discharged from the proposed...
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