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Weekly Cases Update Volume 42, Issue 18

Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Corp. v. Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, LLC

ELR 20135
2011-5033 et al. (Fed. Cir., June 2012)

The Federal Circuit affirmed in part and reversed in part damages awarded to the current owner of the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station stemming from the government's failure to dispose of spent nuclear fuel generated at the station. The owner's legal and lobbying fees to secure approval...

Waste disposal

Mack Trucks, Inc. v. Environmental Protection Agency

ELR 20133
12-1077 (D.C. Cir., June 2012)

The D.C. Circuit vacated an interim final rule issued by EPA that would allow manufacturers of heavy-duty diesel engines to pay nonconformance penalties in exchange for the right to sell engines that fail to satisfy nitrogen oxide requirements. In 2001, EPA issued a rule requiring a 95%...

Onboard vapor recovery systems, §202(a)(6)