Sierra Club, Power Plant Debate Water Temps In Pa. River Suit

By Clark Mindock (May 3, 2021, 6:51 PM EDT) -- The Sierra Club and a Pittsburgh-area power plant sparred over standing and what it means for a facility to raise the temperature of a river, in a suit alleging permit violations as a result of dumped warm water into the Allegheny River.

In dueling motions before a Pennsylvania federal court on Friday, the Sierra Club and GenOn Power Midwest LP presented opposing takes on whether the Sierra Club should be allowed to proceed with a citizen suit over alleged Clean Water Act permit violations.

While GenOn, which operates the Cheswick Power Station, claimed that the Sierra Club had failed to present...

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