Sierra Club Wins Bid To Hold Up Kan. Power Plant

Law360, New York (March 31, 2011, 7:24 PM EDT) -- A Washington federal judge on Tuesday granted an environmental group's request to delay construction of a Sunflower Electric Power Corp. coal-fired power plant in Kansas.

Judge Emmet G. Sullivan of the U.S. District Court for the District of Washington granted summary judgment to the Sierra Club, which argued that a federal lending agency connected with the plant should have prepared an environmental impact statement.

Judge Sullivan's order simply states his decision to grant summary judgment to the environmental group. A more detailed explanation of his reasoning...
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