U.S. agrees to pay Maine Yankee for used-fuel storage

02/7/2013 | Bangor Daily News (Maine) (free registration)

Per a court decision, the federal government has paid $81.7 million to Maine Yankee Atomic Power for the government's failure to remove 550 metric tons of used nuclear fuel from the company's decommissioned facility in Wiscasset, Maine. The payment compensates the utility for storage costs between 1998 and 2002, spokesman Eric Howes said. The utility, along with Yankee Atomic Electric and Connecticut Yankee Atomic Power, originally filed suit in 1998.

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