US On Hook For $35M In Sacramento Nuclear Waste Cleanup

Law360, New York (February 01, 2013, 4:15 PM ET) -- The U.S. Department of Energy must pay $34.7 million to Sacramento's public electric utility to compensate it for money the government said it would pay but never did to help clean up an old nuclear power plant, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims ruled Thursday.

Judge Susan G. Braden found that the utility is entitled to $53 million it spent cleaning up spent nuclear fuel and high-level waste at its former Rancho Seco Nuclear Generating Station from 1992 to 2003, as well as $21 million it...
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