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Utility Agrees To Pay $650M On Pollution Controls

Law360 (July 2, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In response to a lawsuit brought by the Department of Justice, a Kentucky coal-fired electric utility has agreed to pay a fine and to spend close to $656 million to set up state-of-the-art pollution controls expected to cut emissions by more than 60,000 tons per year from its three plants.

As well as adding new technology designed to rein in pollution, East Kentucky Power Cooperative Inc. agreed to pay a $75,000 fine to settle the DOJ's lawsuit, which accused the nonprofit cooperative of illegally increasing the...
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