Photo detail

NEI estimates that Arizonans who are customers of Arizona Public Service and Salt River Project have so far paid about $580 million. Those two utilities are part owners of the Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station.

Stories this photo appears in:

Tease photo

Court axes nuclear waste fee

In a slap at the federal Department of Energy, a federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered it to stop collecting fees from nuclear plant operators -- including $580 million so far from Arizona utility customers -- to finance a waste site that may never be built.


Comments are not posted immediately. Submissions must adhere to our Use of Service Terms of Use agreement. Rambling or nonsensical comments may not be posted. In order for us to reasonably manage this feature we may limit excessive comment entries.

Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.