6th Circ. Upholds EPA Decision On Ky. Plant Permit

Law360, New York (February 26, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal appeals court has denied a Sierra Club request to review a decision by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency declining to object to an air pollution permit granted to a Kentucky power plant, saying the agency had reasonably interpreted the Clean Air Act and was not automatically required to issue an objection in this case.

The case stems from an August 2006 Sierra Club petition to the EPA asking the agency to block a permit issued by the Kentucky Division of Air Quality to the...
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