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September 27, 2016 | Legal Document

Proposed Consent Decree (Mill Creek)

If approved by the Court, this settlement will resolve the active lawsuit between the two organizations over discharged water at LG&E’s Mill Creek Generating Station under a permit issued by the Kentucky Division of Water.

September 27, 2016 | Legal Document

Motion For Consent Decree (Mill Creek)

Plaintiff Sierra Club and Defendant Louisville Gas and Electric Company move to lodge the attached Consent Decree and Appendix with the Court for later entry in accordance with the following paragraph of this joint motion. The Consent Decree represents a settlement of all claims presented by Sierra Club against LG&E in this case. The parties represent that the settlement terms are appropriate, reasonable, and in the public interest.

September 21, 2016 | Legal Document

Comments on MDEQ’s Sulfur Dioxide One-Hour National Ambient Air Quality Standard State Implementation Plan Submitted to EPA for Approval

Please accept these comments submitted on behalf of Sierra Club and Earthjustice regarding the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality’s (“MDEQ’s”) Sulfur Dioxide One-Hour National Ambient Air Quality Standard State Implementation Plan (“Submitted NSIP” or “Plan”), submitted to EPA on May 31, 2016 for approval and amended with an addendum on June 30, 2016. The Plan is required to address the portion of Wayne County that has been designated as out of attainment (“nonattainment area”) with the 1-hour sulfur dioxide (“SO2”) National Ambient Air Quality Standards (“NAAQS”). MDEQ’s Plan falls short of bringing the area into attainment, and does not require enforceable, sufficient reduction in actual SO2 emissions from major sources in the area. As a result, EPA must deny approval of the Submitted NSIP.

September 13, 2016 | Legal Document

Arch Coal Plan Reservation of Rights

Reservation Of Rights Of Sierra Club, West Virginia Highlands Conservancy, And Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition To Debtors’ Third Amended Joint Plan Of Reorganization Under Chapter 11 Of The Bankruptcy Code

September 6, 2016 | Blog Post

Fighting South Africa’s Coal Cartel

Earthjustice attorneys Martin Wagner and Ramin Pejan recently returned from South Africa where they experienced the country’s beauty—but also the growing threat of destruction from coal mining and consumption.

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