DC Circ. Urged To Halt DOE's $750M Nuclear Waste Fees

Law360, New York (May 3, 2013, 8:30 PM EDT) -- Two Florida agencies urged the D.C. Circuit on Friday to halt the U.S. Department of Energy's collection of $750 million in annual nuclear waste disposal fees, arguing that the fees are unlawful given that a U.S. waste facility project was abandoned and no permanent repository exists.

The Florida Public Service Commission and Florida Office of Public Counsel filed an amicus brief alleging that the DOE can't impose yearly Nuclear Waste Fund fees for a service it doesn't yet provide. The brief backs a recently reopened suit...
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