Wis. Power Plant Emissions Suit Stayed For Deal Talks

Law360, New York (April 26, 2011, 3:55 PM EDT) -- A federal judge on Tuesday stayed discovery so that settlement discussions may continue between the Sierra Club and a Wisconsin power transmission company that allegedly exceeded emissions standards for carbon monoxide and other pollutants.

The Sierra Club alleges Dairyland violated visible emissions standards at two coal-fired power plants in violation of the Clean Air Act and Wisconsin's state implementation plan and made modifications to the plants without attaining requisite permits. The group has sued other Wisconsin power producers in recent years, including the Wisconsin Public Service...
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