Utility's Emission Plans For Plant Upgrade Lacking, EPA Says

Law360, New York (July 8, 2013, 4:58 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency sued Oklahoma Gas & Electric Co. in Oklahoma federal court on Monday, claiming OGE Corp.’s utility arm didn’t properly assess future emissions from two of its coal-fired power plants when completing $60 million worth of renovation projects at the plants.

The EPA claims OG&E failed to project and assess future emissions at its Muskogee and Sooner plants in Oklahoma — as required by the Clean Air Act — when performing eight renovation projects at the two plants between 2003 and 2006....
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Case Title

United States of America v. Oklahoma Gas & Electric Company


Case Number

5:13-cv-00690

Court

Oklahoma Western

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters

Judge

Timothy D. DeGiusti

Date Filed

July 8, 2013

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