DC Circ. Nixes El Paso Suit Over Uranium Cleanup

Law360, New York (January 28, 2011, 4:39 PM EST) -- The D.C. Circuit on Friday shot down a request by El Paso Natural Gas Co. to overturn a lower court's decision dismissing its suit that sought to get the federal government to clean up uranium waste on Navajo tribal land.

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit affirmed the suit dismissal of the suit, agreeing with the district court that it lacked jurisdiction to decide the case, which pertains to uranium waste linked to Cold War nuclear weapons...
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