GenOn Tells High Court CAA Preempts State Pollution Claims

Law360, Los Angeles (March 10, 2014, 4:18 PM EDT) -- GenOn Power Midwest LP has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse the Third Circuit's decision that the Clean Air Act doesn't preempt certain state law claims brought by property owners, saying the ruling conflicts with the statute's goal of ensuring a level of uniformity and certainty in the application of air emissions standards nationwide.

In a petition for writ of certiorari dated Feb. 20 and made public Friday, GenOn said that the Third Circuit erred in reviving a proposed class action alleging its Springdale, Pa.-based...
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