EPA Takes Aim At Luminant Over Texas Plant Permits

Law360, New York (July 23, 2012, 5:35 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued a notice and finding of violation against Energy Future Holdings Corp. and subsidiary Luminant Generation Co. LLC, accusing the Texas utility of violating the Clean Air Act by failing to update permits at two of its coal-fired power plants.

According to the notice issued July 13, Luminant didn’t update its federal or state permits after seven outages at the Big Brown and Martin Lake power plants resulted in so-called major modifications and a significant increase in net emissions of...
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