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Court Nixes Enviro Groups' Objections To Coal Plant

Law360 (February 2, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- A Texas appeals court has turned back challenges by two environmental groups to the approval of a pulverized coal power plant being built in a rural part of the state by Sandy Creek Energy Associates LP.

The Court of Appeals for the Seventh District of Texas on Thursday overruled the arguments by Texans Protecting Our Water, Environment and Natural Resources and Environmental Defense Inc. that the plant should not have been approved because it would increase ozone levels and the plan did not include coal conversion...
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