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Las Brisas Energy Center

Clean Air Victory for Texas as Coal Plant Permit Struck Down

Mary Anne Hitt | Posted 09.26.2012 | Green
Mary Anne Hitt

This week Texas residents cheered when a judge invalidated the state air pollution permit for the proposed Las Brisas coal plant in Corpus Christi.

Judge: Coal Plant's Permit Won't Stand Up In Court

AP | RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI | Posted 07.16.2012 | Green

HOUSTON (AP) — State environmental regulators did not follow federal guidelines when they issued an air permit for a proposed coal-fired power plant...

The Toxic Breezes

Javier Sierra | Posted 11.09.2011 | Green
Javier Sierra

The Las Brisas Energy Center would spew 220 pounds of mercury, one of the most toxic substances known to humankind, as well as a lethal brew of pollutants that each year would cause 79 premature deaths.