EPA Scores Another Win In NRG Plant Pollution Suit

Law360, New York (September 19, 2012, 7:09 PM EDT) -- A Louisiana judge on Wednesday handed the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency a win in its dispute with NRG Energy Inc. unit Louisiana Generating LLC, ruling that changes to its Big Cajun II power plant did not qualify for a routine-work Clean Air Act exemption.

U.S. District Court Judge James J. Brady determined that the $4.5 million replacement of two primary reheater units at the coal-fired electrical plant owned by NRG Energy subsidiary LaGen did not qualify for a routine maintenance, repair or replacement, or RMRR, exception...
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