Sierra Club Sues EPA Over Power Plant Permit

Law360, New York (November 17, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Citing violations of the Clean Air Act, the Sierra Club is suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency after regulators ignored the environmental group’s objection to an operating permit for a coal-fired plant in Wisconsin.

The complaint, lodged Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, claims the EPA violated the Clean Air Act when it failed to respond to a petition the Sierra Club filed against the Title V operating permit for Wisconsin Electric Power Company’s Oak Creek plant.

Under the CAA,...
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