A lawsuit accusing the city-owned utility in Springfield, Illinois, of costing its electricity customers millions of dollars by awarding a higher-priced coal contract to Arch Coal Inc. has been dismissed, although the attorney representing plaintiffs in the case said he plans to refile the civil complaint within a year.

Jonathan Nessler said he voluntarily withdrew the suit filed in Sangamon County Circuit Court in Springfield in late 2017 because of unspecified complications related to Arch’s bankruptcy proceedings in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Missouri in St. Louis.

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