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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Case Information

Case Title

WildEarth Guardians et al v. Lamar Utilities Board et al

Case Number




Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters


David M. Ebel

Date Filed

December 20, 2009

Government Agencies

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