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Illinois v. General Elec. Co.

Citation: 12 ELR 20793
No. Nos. 81-2768, -2778, 683 F.2d 206/18 ERC 1254/(7th Cir., 07/13/1982)

The Seventh Circuit rules that the Illinois Spent Fuel Act, which prohibits the shipment of spent nuclear fuel into the state for storage, violates the Commerce Clause of the Constitution and is preempted by the Atomic Energy Act (AEA).Appellees sought a declaratory judgment in district court that the Spent Fuel Act was unconstitutional....

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