Sierra Club: Revoke WY plant’s permit

GLENROCK — Long plagued by assorted delays, North American Power Group’s Two Elk Power Plant project is now facing several lawsuits aimed at halting its progress.

The Sierra Club is asking the state Department of Environmental Quality’s Industrial Siting Council to revoke a construction permit issued to Two Elk in 1997, and extended twice since then. The permit is “based on stale information and is woefully out of date,” according to the petition.

The Sierra Club also has legal actions pending before the Environmental Quality Council and in state District Court in Cheyenne concerning air pollution, Laramie-based Sierra Club attorney Reed Zars said.

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