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EPA Seeks To Revoke NM Power Plant Permit

Law360 (April 28, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In the tug of war over a controversial coal-fired power plant in northwest New Mexico, opponents have gained support as federal regulators seek to revoke a permit for the planned Desert Rock Energy Co. LLC facility.

In what is perhaps a fatal blow for the project and a foretaste of the new administration's energy policy, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency asked the appeals board overseeing the dispute to let the agency remand the air permit to reconsider whether the power plant would create excessive pollution in...
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