La. Enviro Watchdog Asks To Join NRG Pollution Suit

Law360, New York (February 19, 2010, 1:29 PM EST) -- Louisiana's environmental regulator has asked to become a plaintiff in the U.S. government's suit accusing an NRG Energy Inc. subsidiary of operating a coal-fired power plant that runs afoul of pollution controls mandated by the Clean Air Act.

The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality filed a motion Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana to intervene in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's CAA suit against NRG unit Louisiana Generating LLC.

The suit accuses Louisiana Generating of upgrading its Big Cajun II...
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