HARRISON COUNTY, Texas (KSLA) - Two companies have filed a restraining order against the Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO), claiming they’re harming the companies’ only source of business.
On May 8, at 2:54 p.m., the Sabine Mining Company and North American Coal Corporation (Plaintiffs) filed a temporary restraining order against the Southwestern Electric Power company (Defendant). The restraining order claims there is an “imminent and substantial danger to the Plaintiffs” regarding the Pirkey Power Plant in Hallsville in Harrison County, Texas.
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