AES P.R., LP v. Trujillo-Panisse

ELR Citation: 47 ELR 20070
No(s). 16-2052 (1st Cir. May 16, 2017)

The First Circuit struck down two Puerto Rican municipalities' ban of the disposal of coal ash at landfills within their borders. In 2015, Puerto Rico's Environmental Quality Board (EQB) approved a request from two landfills to receive coal ash from a coal-fired energy plant. Two years prior, the mu...

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