Sacramento Municipal Utility District v. United States

ELR Citation: 44 ELR 20138
No(s). 2013-5086, -5087 (Fed. Cir. Jun 20, 2014)

The Federal Circuit held that the United States must pay a California utility $53,159,863 for DOE's failure to accept and dispose of spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste. Under a standard contract the utility entered into with DOE pursuant to the Nuclear Waste Policy Act, the utility ...