Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Sierra Club v. EPA

Sierra Club v. EPA - 8/12/14. In the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, Case No. 11-73342 & 11-73356. The panel granted a petition for review brought by environmental groups, and vacated EPA's decision to issue a Prevention of Significant Deterioration Permit, allowing Avenal Power Center LLC to build and operate the Avenal Energy Project, a 600 megawatt natural gas-fired power plant, under the old air quality standards.