Nuclear Waste Fee Survives Challenge In DC Circ.

Law360, New York (December 14, 2010, 6:27 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Energy has fended off an appeals court challenge brought by the nuclear power industry and state regulators seeking to force it to halt collection of a fee to store nuclear waste that the government has never actually stored.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Monday dismissed two consolidated suits that aimed to eliminate the fee the U.S. takes to dispose of spent nuclear fuel on the basis that the government has no plan to deal with...
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