FirstEnergy Reaches Deal In Coal Plant Emissions Suit

Law360, New York (October 16, 2009, 6:36 PM EDT) -- FirstEnergy Generation Corp. has settled much of a case brought by an environmental group over soot from a coal-fired plant that allegedly fouled a neighboring community and damaged its residents' health.

FirstEnergy and plaintiff Citizens For Pennsylvania's Future filed a joint motion to enter partial consent decree Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania, asking the court to approve a settlement that calls for enhanced pollution monitoring and control at the plant.

PennFuture, along with three private citizens, sued FirstEnergy in...
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