Coverage Owed For Mitigation Projects Under Pollution Policy, Federal Judge Says
Mealey's (August 10, 2015, 12:26 PM EDT) -- BATON ROUGE, La. — A Louisiana federal judge on Aug. 5 determined that an insured is owed coverage for mitigation projects undertaken to address alleged violations of the Clean Air Act (CAA) and said the insured’s costs incurred during the mitigation were reasonable (Louisiana Generating LLC, et al. v. Illinois Union Insurance Co., et al., No. 10-516, M.D. La.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 102422).
(Opinion available. Document #03-150812-003Z.)
Louisiana Generating LLC and its parent corporation NRG Energy Inc. (collectively, LaGen), which operate a fossil-fuel-fired electric utility...