Enviros, Sandy Creek Reach Deal Over Texas Coal Plant

Law360, New York (December 8, 2011, 9:11 PM EST) -- Sandy Creek Energy Associates LP and two environmental groups asked a federal court on Thursday to approve a settlement ending a dispute over Sandy Creek's plans to build a 900-megawatt coal power plant in Texas.

The parties asked a the court to sign off on a proposed consent decree that sets air pollution limits for the plant and establishes a $400,000 fund to pay for solar panels at an elementary school in the state.

Under the terms of the consent decree, Sandy Creek will pay $400,000...
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