DOE Can’t Nix $2.1M Suit Over Radioactive Landfill Costs

Law360, New York (June 15, 2011, 3:28 PM EDT) -- A federal judge on Monday denied the U.S. Department of Energy's bid to dismiss Texas Instruments Inc.’s $2.1 million indemnity suit that claims the DOE should reimburse TI for costs incurred in three lawsuits related to radioactive waste at a Massachusetts landfill.

Judge John P. Wiese of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims ruled that TI's complaint adequately alleged that the U.S. had agreed to indemnify TI's predecessor, Metals & Controls Corp., through contracts to create nuclear fuel for the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission in the...
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