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National and Multinational Strategies for Radioactive Waste Disposal

ELR Article

Today, nuclear technology is used in a variety of applications, including energy, medicine, research, and agriculture. These applications produce waste that is radioactive and, therefore, harmful to humans for a certain period of time....

H.R. 5950, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

H.R. 1364, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

S. 691, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

National Ass'n of Regulatory Utility Commissioners v. United States Department of Energy

ELR Case

The D.C. Circuit held that so long as DOE has no viable alternative to Yucca Mountain as a depository for nuclear waste, it may not charge nuclear power plant operators an annual fee to cover the cost of that disposal. The court...

S. 3469, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

New York v. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

ELR Case

The D.C. Circuit vacated NRC rulemakings concerning the temporary storage and permanent disposal of spent nuclear fuel. Four states, an Indian community, and a number of environmental groups filed a petition for review challenging...