EPA Drops Key NSR Suit To Avoid Adverse Precedent On Injunctive Relief

August 13, 2019
EPA and the Sierra Club have dropped their long-running suit against Texas utility Luminant for violations of new source review (NSR) permitting requirements in an effort to avoid a broad adverse precedent that could hamstring future actions to seek injunctive relief for past violations under multiple statutes across a wide swath of the country. According to one environmentalist, Sierra Club reluctantly agreed to drop its action against Luminant in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, in USA,...

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