Environmental Groups' Lawsuit Threat Results in Victory for Pennsylvania River

July 20, 2010

Just days before four environmental groups were to file a federal lawsuit to enforce thousands of violations of the Clean Water Act and other anti-pollution laws at the waste coal-burning Seward Generating Station in Indiana County, the Pennsylvania Department of Environment Protection issued a new permit to the plant’s owner, RRI Energy, Inc., that requires the facility to stop most illegal discharges uncovered by the citizen groups.

For the press release, click here