Edison Mission Ch. 11 Doesn't Bar Enviro Action, Judge Told

Law360, Chicago (October 16, 2013, 4:51 PM EDT) -- The Sierra Club on Wednesday asked a federal judge for permission to drag bankrupt Edison Mission Energy before Illinois state environmental regulators to answer for what the group claims are excessive sulfur dioxide emissions from the power company's coal-fired plants in the state.

At a bankruptcy hearing in Chicago, the environmental group argued that the automatic stay shielding EME from creditors and lawsuits while it is in Chapter 11 does not apply to the group’s regulatory action before the Illinois Pollution Control Board, which targets four...
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