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Pa. Reaches Deal To Cut Pollution From 10 Coal Plants

Law360, Philadelphia (January 11, 2018, 6:24 PM EST) -- The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has agreed to update water permits in order to reduce pollution from 10 coal-fired power plants, in response to a lawsuit filed by the Sierra Club and an another environmental group, the groups announced on Thursday.

According to a stipulation filed with the state’s Commonwealth Court on Wednesday, the DEP has reached a settlement with the Sierra Club and the Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper, which alleged that the plants were operating under old and outdated water permits and discharging toxic pollutants...
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