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Vermont Yankee Appeals DOE Nuclear Waste Loss

Law360 (December 14, 2010, 7:11 PM EST) -- Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Corp. has appealed a ruling that threw out claims it brought against the U.S. Department of Energy for breaching a contract governing the disposal of spent nuclear waste, even as a judge simultaneously awarded more than $46 million to Entergy Corp. for the same alleged breach.

Vermont Yankee lodged a notice of its pending appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims on Monday.

In October, Judge Thomas C. Wheeler tossed out...
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