EPA Notches Partial Win In NRG Plant Pollution Suit

Law360, New York (December 2, 2011, 6:17 PM EST) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency won partial summary judgment on Thursday in its case against an NRG Energy Inc. subsidiary, with a federal court finding that the subsidiary may be liable for its predecessor's alleged Clean Air Act violations at its Big Cajun II power plant.

The EPA, along with the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality, says that NRG subsidiary Louisiana Generating LLC is liable for alleged CAA violations made by its predecessor, Cajun Electric Cooperative Inc.

The plaintiffs accuse LaGen of failing to obtain two...
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