Okla. Utility Co. Can't Shake Sierra Club's CAA Suit

Law360, New York (March 5, 2014, 1:32 PM EST) -- An Oklahoma federal judge on Tuesday trimmed the Sierra Club’s lawsuit against Oklahoma Gas & Electric Co. accusing the utility of violating the Clean Air Act by modifying one of its coal-fired power plants without a permit, finding some claims are time-barred.

The Sierra Club sued OG&E in August, claiming the utility violated the CAA in 2008 it when it modified Unit 6 of its Muskogee Generating Station, located in Fort Gibson, Okla., without a permit, which allegedly has allowed the 572-megawatt boiler to unlawfully emit...
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Sierra Club v. Oklahoma Gas and Electric Company


Case Number

6:13-cv-00356

Court

Oklahoma Eastern

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters

Judge

James H. Payne

Date Filed

August 9, 2013

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