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Yucca Mountain

H.R. 1619

ELR Congressional Update

S. 721

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H.R. 5643, Bill Introduced

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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...

In re Aiken County

ELR Case

The D.C. Circuit ordered NRC to resume processing of DOE's pending license application to store nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain. The Nuclear Waste Policy Act requires NRC to issue a final decision approving or disapproving the...

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

ELR Case

The D.C. Circuit held that the DOE Secretary's 2010 determination that there was no basis for suspending, or otherwise adjusting, annual fees collected from nuclear power plant owners and operators following the government's decision to...

H.R. 4625, Bill Introduced

ELR Congressional Update

Aiken County

ELR Case

The D.C. Circuit dismissed petitions for review challenging DOE's attempt to withdraw its application to NRC for a license to...