Sierra Club Seeks To Halt DOE Funding Of $2.4B Plant

Law360, New York (May 17, 2011, 2:46 PM EDT) -- The Sierra Club asked a Washington court Monday to prohibit the U.S. Department of Energy from funding the construction of a $2.4 billion power plant in Mississippi until the department remedies alleged violations of the National Environmental Policy Act.

A preliminary injunction is necessary to halt ongoing irreparable environmental harms associated with the construction of the federally funded coal-fired power plant in Kemper County, for which the DOE has already authorized a $270 million grant award and federal loan guarantees of up to $1.9 billion, the...
To view the full article, register now.

Documents

Related

Sections

Case Information

Case Title

SIERRA CLUB v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY et al


Case Number

1:11-cv-00514

Court

District Of Columbia

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters

Judge

John D. Bates

Date Filed

March 10, 2011

Law Firms

Companies

Government Agencies

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.