Wis. Electric Co. Wins $50M For Nuclear Fuel Removal

Law360, New York (December 22, 2009, 4:37 PM EST) -- The U.S. government has been ordered in a breach of contract suit to cough up $50 million to compensate Wisconsin Electric Power Co. for delays in storing and removing spent nuclear fuel from the utility's Point Beach nuclear generating facility on the shores of Lake Michigan.

The $50 million judgment was handed down Friday in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, bringing an end to the nearly decade-old suit filed by WE, a wholly owned subsidiary of Wisconsin Energy Corp, which provides power throughout Wisconsin and...
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