New York v. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

ELR Citation: 42 ELR 20124
No(s). 11-1045 (D.C. Cir. Jun 8, 2012)

The D.C. Circuit vacated NRC rulemakings concerning the temporary storage and permanent disposal of spent nuclear fuel. Four states, an Indian community, and a number of environmental groups filed a petition for review challenging NRC's "waste confidence decision" (WCD), which, among other thing...