High Court Rejects Luminant's Challenge To Emissions Limits

Law360, New York (October 7, 2013, 1:20 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear Luminant Generation Co. LLC's challenge to federally imposed emissions limits for starting up or shutting down power units, leaving untouched the more stringent standards the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency substituted into a Texas emissions plan.

The nation's highest court shot down Luminant's petition for certiorari seeking to overturn the more rigorous requirements the EPA substituted into a state implementation plan that Texas had crafted, and that the agency had previously rejected, setting emissions limits in a case...
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