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WSLG124 – Circuit Court Stays Hand on Yucca Mountain Dispute: Part II – 7/16/2012

WSLG124 – Circuit Court Stays Hand on Yucca Mountain Dispute: Part II – 7/16/2012 published on No Comments on WSLG124 – Circuit Court Stays Hand on Yucca Mountain Dispute: Part II – 7/16/2012

Author: Todd Garvey

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As discussed in another Sidebar, the most recent controversy in the long running dispute over the fate of the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste facility has been the Nuclear Regulatory Commission?s (NRC) decision to terminate its review of the Yucca Mountain construction license. After challenges to the Department of Energy?s (DOE) authority to withdraw the license were dismissed in In re Aiken County I, new claims were quickly filed in In re Aiken County II challenging NRC?s decision to terminate the license review.

 

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