DOE Slapped With Another Suit Over $6B Nuclear Facility

Law360, New York (October 21, 2011, 10:47 PM EDT) -- Nuclear and environmental watchdog group The Los Alamos Study Group hit the U.S. Department of Energy and others with a second suit Friday, seeking to block construction on a $6 billion chemical laboratory and nuclear research facility.

The nonprofit group claims the proposed chemistry and metallurgy replacement nuclear facility at Los Alamos National Laboratory has dramatically increased in scale and cost since it was first proposed in 1999 and funded in 2003, and that the National Nuclear Security Administration has not come up with an up-to-date...
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Case Information

Case Title

Los Alamos Study Group v. United States Department of Energy et al

Case Number



New Mexico

Nature of Suit

Environmental Matters

Date Filed

October 21, 2011

Law Firms

Government Agencies

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