NJ Wants Drastic SO2 Reductions At Pa. Power Plant

Law360, New York (April 27, 2011, 5:01 PM EDT) -- A top New Jersey official said Wednesday that a GenOn Energy Inc. coal-fired power plant in Pennsylvania has long caused public health problems across state lines, and that immediate action must be taken to drastically reduce its sulfur dioxide emissions.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has already proposed a rule that would force GenOn's Portland Generating Station, which sits on the Pennsylvania side of the Delaware River, to reduce its SO2 emissions by about 81 percent over a three-year period.

But New Jersey Department of Environmental...
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