Ohio High Court Reverses Order Allowing Sunoco Plant

Law360, New York (December 2, 2010, 6:51 PM EST) -- Ohio’s highest court has reversed an administrative board’s order that paved the way for a Sunoco Inc. unit to build a coke manufacturing plant near houses and a school in Monroe, Ohio, arguing that the board failed to consider the facility’s potential environmental risks.

In an opinion issued Wednesday, the Supreme Court of Ohio ruled that the state’s Power Siting Board erred in claiming it lacked jurisdiction to hear argument on whether the planned location of Middletown Coke Co.’s integrated coke and electric facility posed the...
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