Ala. Power Triumphs In CAA Case Over Power Plants

Law360, New York (March 15, 2011, 6:08 PM EDT) -- Alabama Power Co. claimed victory Monday in a long-running Clean Air Act suit, with a judge ruling that the U.S. relied on inadequate expert reports when it reclassified the state's repaired coal-fired power plants as new sources of pollution subject to more stringent standards.

Judge Virginia Hopkins of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama granted motions by Alabama Power to strike the testimony of two EPA witnesses, and proceeded to grant summary judgment to Alabama Power because the EPA had no remaining...
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Case Information

Case Title

USA v. AL Power Company, et al

Case Number



Alabama Northern

Nature of Suit

893(Environmental Matters)


Judge Virginia Emerson Hopkins

Date Filed

January 11, 2001

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