Enviro Groups Seek To Overturn Coal Plant Approval

Law360, New York (January 21, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Nearly a dozen environmental groups, including the Sierra Club and the Center for Biological Diversity, have asked the Board of Land Appeals at the U.S. Department of the Interior to reconsider the approval granted under the previous administration to a coal-fired power plant near Ely, Nev.

The groups filed their notice of appeal with the board Wednesday and argued that the Bureau of Land Management's decision to sign off on the White Pine Energy Station would lead to nearly 13 million tons of carbon dioxide being...
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