EPA Seeks Strict NSR Penalties For Utility Despite Bid To Reform Program

June 27, 2019
EPA is seeking strict penalties against utility Ameren Missouri in a long-running Clean Air Act new source review (NSR) permit program violation case, despite the Trump administration’s efforts to reform and relax NSR permitting requirements and its decision to drop enforcement for NSR violations from its list of compliance priorities. In United States of America and Sierra Club v. Ameren Missouri , the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri has already found Ameren unlawfully evaded NSR requirements...

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