Jury Splits Verdict In Duke Energy Emissions Case

Law360, New York (May 20, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a long-running suit alleging Duke Energy Corp. failed to implement proper pollution controls for six power plant upgrades in the Midwest, a federal jury has sided with the company on four projects, but come down against it on two projects.

The jury split the verdict Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, determining that Duke Energy should have expected an increase in sulfur dioxide emissions at its Indiana units as a result of two projects in 1998 and 1999, but...
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