Allegheny's Post-Trial Bid To Nix CAA Suit Denied

Law360, New York (October 8, 2010, 4:55 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has rejected Allegheny Energy Inc.'s bid for judgment as a matter of law in a Clean Air Act suit brought by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and four states over allegedly unapproved and emission-increasing changes the company made to its coal-fired power plants.

Judge Gary Lancaster of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania signed off on an order denying the defendants' motion without prejudice Wednesday.

Allegheny lodged the motion on Sept. 28, the same day a bench trial...
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