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Environmental Defense Fund v. NRC

Citation: 19 ELR 20835
No. No. 86-1235, 866 F.2d 1235/29 ERC 1071/(10th Cir., 01/27/1989)

The court holds that Atomic Energy Act (AEA) §84(c) allows the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to deviate from the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) general standards for uranium and thorium mill tailings without EPA's concurrence when approving site-specific licenses where compliance with the EPA standards is not practicable....

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