Ariz. Coal Plant Agrees To $400M Retrofit

Law360, New York (August 12, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- An Arizona coal plant has agreed to spend an estimated $400 million to implement pollution controls and pay a $950,000 fine to settle claims by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Justice that the plant emitted excess nitrogen oxide when it illegally modified two power units.

The complaint, filed Tuesday along with a proposed consent decree in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona, alleges that the Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District, the nation's third-largest public power utility,...
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