NY State Seeks To Quash Bid To Ax Nuke Plant Subsidies

Law360, New York (March 29, 2017, 8:13 PM EDT) -- An attorney for New York state utility regulators on Wednesday urged a federal judge in Manhattan to reject challenges to the Empire State’s plan to subsidize three struggling nuclear power plants as part of a clean-energy strategy, drawing a distinction between the plan and Maryland energy subsidies, which the U.S. Supreme Court invalidated last year.

Lawyers packed the courtroom of U.S. District Judge Valerie Caproni for the hotly contested dispute brought on by a coalition of power generators and energy groups, which claim the zero-emission credits...
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