USA v. Midwest Generation

By Andrew H. Perellis, Jeryl L. Olson, and Craig B. Simonsen

The Third Circuit concludes that the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency may not force former facility owners to obtain missing preconstruction permits or to install missing pollution controls on a plant that they no longer own or operate — as it did not cry foul until more
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