Utilities Contest US Nuclear Waste Fees In DC Circ.

Law360, New York (March 9, 2011, 6:28 PM EST) -- A nuclear energy industry trade group sued the U.S. government in the D.C. Circuit on Tuesday, aiming to stop it from collecting a fee for a nuclear waste storage facility that has never been built.

The Nuclear Energy Institute's complaint in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit marks the second suit filed in less than a week challenging the U.S. Department of Energy's decision to continue collecting fees even though the Obama administration in March killed a long-term plan to store...
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