Navajo Suit Pushes For EPA Action On Coal Plant

Law360, New York (March 19, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Navajo Nation and Desert Rock Energy Co. LLC have filed suit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, alleging that the agency failed to timely issue an air permit for a coal-fired power plant that Navajo officials say would provide thousands of jobs for their struggling economy.

The Navajo filed the suit through the Dine Power Authority Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, claiming that the EPA violated the Clean Air Act by failing to issue the permit within a...
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