SWEPCO power plant: Ark high court sets hearing

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    Southwestern Electric Power Co. is challenging a ruling by the Arkansas Court of Appeals that found that the state Public Service Commission didn't follow proper procedures before issuing a permit.

    The plant is under construction near Fulton in Hempstead County, where nearby landowners challenged the permit in court.

    The Arkansas Pollution Control and Ecology Board ruled last month that SWEPCO was properly granted a separate air quality permit.

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