State Utilities Renew Bid In DC Circ. To Nix DOE Fee

Law360, New York (March 7, 2011, 7:41 PM EST) -- A group representing state utility commissioners Monday renewed its efforts in the D.C. Circuit to force the federal government to stop collecting a fee for a nuclear waste storage facility it has no current plan to build.

The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners sued the U.S. Department of Energy in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit for the second time, targeting a fee that nuclear power utilities have paid since the early 1980s to cover the development of a waste...
To view the full article, register now.