Utility Operators Close Colo. Plant To Settle CAA Suit

Law360, New York (July 3, 2013, 1:49 PM EDT) -- The Arkansas River Power Authority and the Utilities Board of the City of Lamar agreed Tuesday to shutter a Colorado coal-fired power plant until 2022, resolving a lawsuit filed by WildEarth Guardians alleging the plant's emissions violated the Clean Air Act.

“This is an incredible opportunity for southeastern Colorado to forge a new energy future that safeguards clean air, the climate and its communities,” Jeremy Nichols, climate and energy program director for WildEarth, said in a statement. “We are pleased that we were able to work...
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