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Enviros Can't Stop NY Power Plant, Appeals Court Says

Law360 (February 11, 2019, 8:51 PM EST) -- A New York state appeals court has shot down environmental groups’ efforts to stop the operation of a power plant that recently shifted from coal- to gas-fired generation, saying the challengers waited too long.

The Sierra Club and two other green groups had asked the appeals court to revive their request for a temporary restraining order against the Atlas Holdings-owned Greenidge power plant in Dresden, New York, and their motion to vacate the facility’s air permits. But the panel said Friday because the plant began operating again in 2017, after the switchover from coal to gas, and the work to start...

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