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document August 16, 2013

DOJ Files Legal Action Against Luminant

Press Release August 16, 2013

Department of Justice Sues Luminant for Failing to Clean Up Coal Plants

Luminant failed to protect Texans from toxic air pollution

Press Release March 6, 2013

Federal Magistrate Judge: Texas Coal Plant Can’t Dodge Clean Air Act

Power plant emits more than 800 tons of soot every year

A child suffering from asthma.
(Chris Jordan-Bloch / Earthjustice)
case September 2, 2010

Stopping A Texas Air Quality Violator

The Martin Lake coal plant, located near Longview, Texas, is one of the dirtiest coal plants in the nation. It ranks as the worst mercury polluter among all U.S. coal plants, releasing a staggering 1,764 pounds in 2008, according to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Toxics Release Inventory. In Texas, Martin Lake ranked third for asthma-causing…

Press Release September 2, 2010

Texas Coal Plant’s 50,000 Air Pollution Violations Lead to Legal Challenge

Dirty power plant highest in mercury emissions in U.S.; Action taken after Texas agency ignores problem and fails to act