Enviros Say Hawaii Biomass Station Permit Violates CAA

Law360, New York (September 20, 2012, 3:52 PM EDT) -- A Hawaiian environmental group sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday seeking to compel an agency response to its petition regarding permits for a proposed Hu Honua bioenergy facility it says violates the Clean Air Act.

Preserve Pepe’ekeo Health and Environment is seeking a declaratory judgment and injunction compelling EPA administrator Lisa Jackson to either grant or deny its petition objecting to the operating permit issued for the proposed 24-megawatt power station, which would convert locally grown biomass — primarily in the form of eucalyptus...
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