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Nebraska v. Central Interstate Low-Level Radioactive Waste Compact Comm'n

The court holds that the commission regulating an interstate radioactive waste compact can impose on the state hosting the compact's radioactive waste facility a reasonable deadline for licensing the facility. The court first holds that...

Lindsay Manufacturing Co. v. Hartford Accident & Indem. Co.

The court holds that, pursuant to Nebraska law, the "as damages" language in a comprehensive general liability (CGL) insurance policy issued to a manufacturing company that disposed of spent pickle liquor into an open, unlined waste pit...

Nebraska v. Central Interstate Low-Level Radioactive Waste Comm'n

The court holds that the state of Nebraska's challenge to the siting of a regional low-level radioactive waste (LLRW) disposal facility in that state is barred by the regional LLRW disposal compact's 60-day limitation period. The state...

Nebraska v. Rural Electrification Admin.

Applying Nebraska law, the court holds that the instrument creating the Platte River Whooping Crane Maintenance Trust authorizes the trust to participate in Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) relicensing hearings for two...

Bamford v. Upper Republican Natural Resources Dist.

The court upholds a cease and desist order that a state natural resources district issued against a landowner, tenant farmers, and a partnership to prevent them from withdrawing groundwater from their nine wells in excess of their...

Kirchmann v. United States

The court affirms a district court's dismissal, under the Federal Tort Claims Act's (FTCA's) independent contractor and discretionary function exceptions, of a lawsuit against the federal government for groundwater contamination at a...

Nebraska v. Central Interstate Low-Level Radioactive Waste Comm'n

The court holds that a challenge by the state of Nebraska to the siting of a regional low-level radioactive waste storage facility in Boyd County, Nebraska, is barred by a regional compact's time limits on suits and the doctrines of...