DOJ, Sierra Club Oppose Ameren Bid To Retire Coal Plant As NSR Remedy

January 10, 2022
Correction Appended The Department of Justice (DOJ) and Sierra Club are urging a federal district judge to reject a request by Ameren to close a Missouri coal-fired power plant instead of installing court-mandated pollution controls as the remedy for violating the Clean Air Act’s new source review (NSR) requirements in a landmark enforcement action. The objection is key because it could signal similar future opposition to plans by coal generators to float early retirement of their plants as a...

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