|Court Urged to Order Decision on Nuclear Waste Site|
New York Times
WASHINGTON — Two states with large amounts of military and civilian nuclear waste told a federal court panel on Wednesday that the Nuclear Regulatory Commission was flouting the law by declining to decide whether the Nevada desert is a suitable burial ...
|Is Yucca Mountain Still Dead?|
New York Times (blog)
By MATTHEW L. WALD As I reported in this article, two states with big volumes of military and civilian nuclear wastes are suing the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to try to force it to follow the terms of the Nuclear Waste Policy Act, which called for ...
|Nuclear waste from Mexico may come to Richland|
By AP and Herald staff WASHINGTON -- Supporters of a proposed nuclear waste repository in Nevada urged a federal appeals court Wednesday to force the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to move forward on a licensing plan for the long-delayed project.
Las Vegas Review-Journal - May 2, 2012
By Steve Tetreault WASHINGTON - Federal appeals judges indicated Wednesday they were troubled over the licensing shutdown of Yucca Mountain, but they struggled with whether the nuclear waste project might be too dead to order it revived.
Platts - May 2, 2012
A US Nuclear Regulatory Commission attorney told a federal appeals court Wednesday that the agency ended its review of the Yucca Mountain repository license application last year because it was apparent Congress would not fund the work.
Thursday, May 3, 2012
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