EPA Loses Battle Over ND Power Plant Scrubber

Law360, Washington (December 21, 2011, 6:01 PM EST) -- The federal government on Wednesday lost its challenge to the type of emission reduction technologies used in boilers at a North Dakota power plant, which it claimed were inferior to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's preferred technologies.

The dispute centers on the implementation of a 2006 consent decree the EPA reached with Minnkota Power Cooperative Inc. and Square Butte Electric Cooperative to resolve complaints by the EPA and the North Dakota Department of Health that various maintenance activities over the years at the Milton R. Young...
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