NC Asks High Court To Review $1B TVA Emission Ruling

Law360, New York (February 15, 2011, 1:34 PM EST) -- North Carolina has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review its loss in a case that nearly required the Tennessee Valley Authority to spend $1 billion to install emissions controls at four coal-fired power plants in Alabama and Tennessee.

In its high court petition, filed Feb. 2 and made available Tuesday, North Carolina questioned whether the Clean Air Act preempts a public nuisance action against a stationary source of pollution when that action is based on the common law of the state where the source is...
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