EPA Appeals Board Won't Revoke Texas Plant's Permit

Law360, Dallas (March 14, 2014, 8:15 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Environmental Appeals Board on Friday said it wouldn’t review the air quality permit for a Texas natural gas-fired power plant, after the Sierra Club raised concerns about the standards underlying the permit’s greenhouse gas emissions limits.

The Sierra Club claimed the EPA’s Region 6 erred in calculating the permitted greenhouse gas limits for La Paloma Energy Center LLC when it authorized construction of a 637- to 735-megawatt natural gas-fired power plant in Harlingen, Texas.

The group said that the EPA failed...
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