Entergy Wins $48M Over DOE’s Failure To Handle Nuke Waste

Law360, New York (April 24, 2013, 4:09 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Court of Federal claims on Tuesday granted a final $47.8 million judgment to an Entergy Corp. unit and its agent, which claimed the U.S. Department of Energy had failed for years to dispose of spent nuclear fuel from an Arkansas power plant.

Following a remand trial over causation and damages, U.S. Judge Charles F. Lettow found that were it not for DOE’s breach of its agreement to collect and dispose of spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste, System Fuels Inc. and Entergy Arkansas...
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