Politics, the law and Yucca Mountain Las Vegas Sun A federal appeals court last week heard the request of South Carolina and Washington, which want a court order to require the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to take action to move the dump forward. The states, along with the nuclear industry and its ...
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 adhere to the terms of the
Nuclear Waste Policy Act, which called ...
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 ...
MATTHEW DALY | May 2, 2012 05:17 PM EST | AP WASHINGTON — Supporters of
a proposed nuclear waste dump 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 ...
By Karoun Demirjian (contact) When Congress gets back to town this
week, two items will be up for discussion that, as we reported last
week, will heavily interest Nevada: cybersecurity and Yucca Mountain.
But one thing you probably won't hear much ...
The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit could rule
within the next few months on whether the Nuclear Regulatory Commission
(NRC) should be forced to reopen its license case for the Yucca
Mountain spent fuel repository in Nevada, ...
By Karoun Demirjian (contact) It may seem like the sort of question
best reserved for psychics' studios and self-help literature, but it's
also likely to determine how the US District Court of Appeals for the
District of Columbia rules in the case that ...
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.