TI Blasts DOE’s Classified Doc Plan In Nuke Waste Suit

Law360, New York (September 8, 2011, 3:23 PM EDT) -- Texas Instruments Inc. urged the U.S. Court of Federal Claims on Wednesday not to prohibit the release of classified information in its suit seeking reimbursement from the U.S. Department of Energy for radioactive waste tort settlements, saying the government sought to establish an unnecessary “cloak of secrecy.”

The DOE's proposed protective order would result in pointless expenses and discovery delays because the agency has not shown why production of the information would endanger national security, the technology giant said.

The case stems from remediation costs and...
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