Kan. Utilities Win $11M In Nuclear Waste Battle

Law360, New York (December 2, 2010, 6:58 PM EST) -- A federal judge has awarded three Kansas utility companies $10.6 million to remedy the U.S. government's ongoing breach of an agreement to dispose of spent nuclear fuel, trimming their initial claim from $14 million based on offset benefits and faulty overhead calculations.

Kansas Gas & Electric Co., Kansas City Power & Light Co. and Kansas Electric Power Cooperative Inc. are entitled to $9.64 million in direct costs stemming from mitigation efforts taken in the wake of the government's breach, plus about $1.8 million in overhead costs,...
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