Utility To Spend $300M On Projects, Fines To End CAA Suit

Law360, New York (January 4, 2013, 6:55 PM EST) -- Wisconsin Public Service Corp. will put $307 million into investments, projects and penalties to resolve Clean Air Act claims that it failed to properly mitigate pollutant emissions from coal-fired units at two power plants, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Friday.

Under the terms of the consent decree, Green Bay, Wis.-based Integrys Energy Group Inc. subsidiary will pay a civil penalty of $1.2 million, spend $6 million on environmental mitigation projects and invest about $300 million in pollution control technology.

It also agreed to retire or...
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