High Court to Hear Uranium Case

Bethesda's USEC Argues to Impose Anti-Dumping Duties on French Firm implications not only for the energy industry but also for efforts to dismantle some nuclear weapons.

The Supreme Court said yesterday that it would hear a dispute between USEC http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/related/topic/USEC?tid=informline of Bethesda and a French supplier of low-enriched uranium in a case the federal government said has implications not only for the energy industry but also for efforts to dismantle some nuclear weapons.

Justices agreed to consider in their term that begins next fall whether anti-dumping duties can be imposed on Eurodif, which supplies utilities in the United States with low-enriched uranium, a critical component in the domestic production of nuclear power.

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