$3B Texas Coal Plant In Jeopardy Over Air Pollution Claims

Law360, New York (May 15, 2012, 7:03 PM EDT) -- A Texas state judge on Monday indicated that he would reverse the approval of a $3 billion, 1,300-megawatt coal-fired power plant in Corpus Christi, which environmental groups have claimed would create more air pollution than the state had evaluated.

In a letter indicating his intended ruling, Judge Stephen Yelenosky rejected several arguments set forth by environmental groups challenging the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality's approval of a permit for the Las Brisas Energy Center, but ultimately agreed with their claim that the agency had made too...
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