Power Company To Spend $7.1M To Reduce Pollution From Coal-Fired Plants

Mealey's (July 23, 2015, 7:18 AM EDT) -- CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Interstate Power & Light Co., a subsidiary of Alliant Energy, on July 15 agreed to pay a $1.1 million civil penalty for violating the Clean Air Act and spend $6 million to upgrade emissions technologies at seven of its coal-fired power plants in Iowa to reduce emissions of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide (United States of America, et al. v. Interstate Power and Light Company, No. 15-0061, N.D. Iowa).

(Complaint available. Document #08-150814-023C. Consent decree available. Document #08-150814-024X.)

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