Luminant Asks High Court To Topple EPA's Emissions Limits

Law360, New York (June 26, 2013, 3:46 PM EDT) -- Luminant Generation Co. LLC urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to overturn federally imposed emissions limits for starting up or shutting down power units, claiming that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency abused its oversight power when it replaced a Texas-approved plan with more stringent requirements.

The energy company argues in its petition for writ of certiorari that the Fifth Circuit should not have allowed the EPA to reject a state provision providing exceptions for companies who violate Clean Air Act requirements during planned periods of...
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