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U.S. District Judge Walter Smith of the Western District of Texas ruled against the Sierra Club from the bench in Waco on Wednesday. The Sierra Club was suing Luminant Generation Company for allegedly overpolluting at its Big Brown coal plant in Fairfield. Smith's office said that a written conclusion would be filed at a later date.
Starting Monday, a federal judge in Waco will hear arguments from the Sierra Club that Luminant Generation Company, the state’s largest electric generator, has been spewing far more pollution into the air from ...