Sierra Club Sues Over Wis. Power Plant Emissions

Law360, New York (June 9, 2010, 3:21 PM EDT) -- The Sierra Club has accused a Wisconsin power transmission company of exceeding emissions standards for carbon monoxide and other pollutants in violation of the Clean Air Act, the latest in a string of suits aimed at cutting emissions by the state's energy suppliers.

Dairyland Power Cooperative violated visible emissions standards at two coal-fired power plants in violation of the CAA and Wisconsin's state implementation plan, and made modifications to the plants without attaining requisite permits, according to a 33-page complaint filed Tuesday in the U.S. District...
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