Wis. Utilities To Make $1B In Upgrades To Settle CAA Suit

Law360, New York (April 22, 2013, 7:34 PM EDT) -- An Alliant Energy Corp. unit and three other utilities have agreed to spend more than $1 billion on new emissions controls at three Wisconsin power plants and pay a $2.5 million civil penalty to settle a Clean Air Act suit brought by the federal government, they announced Monday.

The deal resolves a suit brought by the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the state U.S. Attorney's Office. The agencies accused Alliant subsidiary Wisconsin Power & Light Co. and the other utilities of...
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