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Mexican Border Power Plants

Case Number # 24689

Suit to force the US Department of Energy to conduct a thorough environmental assessment before authorizing operation of power plants owned by US corporations and constructed in Mexico to supply power to the US energy market.

As a result of this suit, the court ordered that the DOE conduct an environmental assessment before authorizing electricity transmission.

Press Releases

Thursday, November 6, 2003
Environmental groups sued demanding US-run plants should meet US environmental standards
Tuesday, May 6, 2003
Bush administration ignored US environmental requirements for US-owned electricity plants built to feed US grid
Tuesday, March 19, 2002
Plan to evade U.S. laws would pollute low-income region of Mexico