Pollution Suit Against RRI Energy Unit Gets New Life

Law360, New York (September 29, 2010, 3:01 PM EDT) -- PennEnvironment and the Sierra Club have won their bid to reopen a suit alleging an RRI Energy Inc. unit discharged illegal levels of pollutants from a coal-fired power plant into Pennsylvania's Conemaugh River, convincing a federal judge that her decision to nix the suit was “clearly wrong.”

Magistrate Judge Amy Reynolds Hay of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania granted the environmental groups' motion for reconsideration on Tuesday, vacating her December dismissal of the Clean Water Act case against RRI Energy Northeast...
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