3rd Circ. Frees Pa. Coal Plant Operators From CAA Suit

Law360, New York (August 21, 2013, 5:27 PM EDT) -- The current and former owner-operators of a Pennsylvania coal power plant dodged a Clean Air Act suit brought by federal environmental regulators over the plant's lack of pollution controls when the Third Circuit ruled Wednesday that they could not be held on the hook.

A three-judge panel affirmed a lower court's dismissal of claims by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over the Homer City generating station in Indiana County, Pa., over modifications at the plant the agency had claimed neither its past nor current owners had...
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