In Novel Step, DOJ Seeks To Require Defendant To Craft Mitigation Options

June 14, 2022
The Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Sierra Club are taking the novel step of asking a federal court to order power generator Ameren to find new mitigation options to offset excess pollution from a Missouri coal plant slated for closure after an appellate court scrapped an earlier order that would have required emissions cuts at a different plant. In a June 2 motion , DOJ and Sierra Club asked the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri...

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