Sierra Club Sues Alliant Unit Over Wis. Power Plants

Law360, New York (September 10, 2010, 3:26 PM EDT) -- The Sierra Club has accused Wisconsin Power and Light Co. — a unit of Alliant Energy Corp. — of shirking emissions control standards and failing to obtain necessary permits before modifying equipment at two of its coal-fired power plants.

The environmental advocacy group filed a complaint Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, saying the power company violated the Clean Air Act and Wisconsin’s state implementation plan by modifying and operating boilers at two of its plants without obtaining permits authorizing...
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