Metropolitan Edison Escapes NJ's Clean Air Act Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (March 29, 2013, 5:59 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge on Thursday granted summary judgment to Metropolitan Edison Co. in a Clean Air Act citizen suit brought by the states of New Jersey and Connecticut, finding the applicable statute of limitations bars all claims against MetEd.

MetEd filed its motion for summary judgment on all remaining counts in July, saying the material facts not subject to genuine dispute demonstrated that the statute of limitations barred recovery from MetEd of civil penalties.

U.S. District Judge James Knoll Gardner sided with MetEd, saying that...
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