Colorado’s Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency challenging EPA’s new mercury and air toxics standards (MATS) for coal-fired power plants.
According to The Denver Business Journal, the power wholesaler wants the court to review the standards that they say will raise electricity costs because of the costs of installing the emissions control technology, the article said. The standard took effect April 16.
The American Public Power Association also sued over the MATS, as did the National Mining Association and the Utility Air Regulatory Group, the article said. All of the challenges were filed April 13 with the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia.
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