Skull Valley Band of Goshute Indians v. Nielson

ELR Citation: ELR 20064
No(s). 02-4149 (10th Cir. Aug 25, 2004)

The Tenth Circuit affirmed a district court decision that Utah's statutes regulating the storage and transportation of spent nuclear fuel are preempted by federal law. Contrary to the state's arguments, the plaintiffs who challenge the statutes—a consortium of utility companies and a Native Americ...