Luminant Faces CAA Suit Over Texas Coal Plant Emissions

Law360, New York (May 2, 2012, 1:28 PM EDT) -- Sierra Club lodged a Clean Air Act suit against Luminant Generation Co. LLC in Texas federal court Tuesday, claiming the company's own data shows one of its coal-fired plants released illegal amounts of particulate matter pollution on more than 6,000 occasions since July 2007.

Luminant's Big Brown Steam Electric Station near Fairfield, Texas, must keep its opacity levels — which determine the level of soot in a facility's exhaust by measuring the degree to which the emissions obstruct the transmission of light — under a 30...
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Sierra Club v. Energy Future Holdings Corporation et al


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6:12-cv-00108

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Texas Western

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters

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Walter S. Smith

Date Filed

May 1, 2012

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