Public Citizen v. NRC

ELR Citation: ELR 20164
No(s). s. 07-71868, -72555 (9th Cir. Jul 24, 2009)

The Ninth Circuit denied a petition for review of the NRC's refusal to include the threat of air attacks in its revised "design basis threat" rule, initially promulgated to protect nuclear power reactors from industrial sabotage. In March 2007, NRC revised the rule to increase the range of threats i...