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August 13, 2013 at 11:55 AM

Washington state wins on Yucca Mountain nuclear site in federal court

Big, if belated, news this morning is Washington state’s victory before the Washington, D.C., Circuit Court of Appeals in its efforts to get the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission to follow the law on a long-term nuclear waste repository. In its 2-1 ruling, the appeals panel ordered the NRC to resume its work on whether Yucca…


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