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Low-Level Radioactive Waste Compacts

US Ecology, Inc. v. United States

The court holds that a low-level radioactive waste facility developer lacks standing as a third-party beneficiary to bring suit for the breach of an alleged contract between California and the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) for...

Entergy Arkansas, Inc. v. Nebraska

The court affirms in part and reverses in part a district court decision holding that certain beneficiaries to the Central Interstate Low-Level Radioactive Waste Compact (the Compact) had a right to sue Nebraska for acts delaying the...

US Ecology, Inc. v. Department of the Interior

The court holds that a low-level radioactive waste (LLRW) facility developer lacks standing to challenge the Secretary of the Interior's rescission of its previous record of decision approving the sale and transfer of federal land to...

Nebraska v. Central Interstate Low-Level Radioactive Waste Comm'n

The court holds that Nebraska, a host state for a regional disposal facility, does not have a unilateral right under the Central Interstate Low-Level Radioactive Waste Compact to veto low-level radioactive waste export permits issued by...

Entergy Arkansas, Inc. v. Nebraska

The court holds that an interstate radioactive waste commission can sue a member state for violating the good-faith provisions of a radioactive waste compact. The court first holds that the Eleventh Amendment does not bar the commission...

Nebraska v. Central Interstate Low-Level Radioactive Waste Compact Comm'n

The court holds that the commission regulating an interstate radioactive waste compact can impose on the state hosting the compact's radioactive waste facility a reasonable deadline for licensing the facility. The court first holds that...

Nebraska v. Central Interstate Low-Level Radioactive Waste Comm'n

The court holds that the state of Nebraska's challenge to the siting of a regional low-level radioactive waste (LLRW) disposal facility in that state is barred by the regional LLRW disposal compact's 60-day limitation period. The state...

Nebraska v. Central Interstate Low-Level Radioactive Waste Comm'n

The court holds that a challenge by the state of Nebraska to the siting of a regional low-level radioactive waste storage facility in Boyd County, Nebraska, is barred by a regional compact's time limits on suits and the doctrines of...