Virginia Uranium, Inc. v. Warren

ELR Citation: 49 ELR 20104
No(s). 16-1275 (U.S. Jun 17, 2019)

The U.S. Supreme Court upheld a state law banning uranium mining on private lands in Virginia. A mining company argued the Atomic Energy Act (AEA) preempted the law and reserved to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) alone the authority to regulate uranium mining based on nuclear safety concerns...

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