NRC’s Newest Proposed WCD: Enough to Survive Challenges like New York v. NRC?

By: Allison In, Associate In 1979, the D.C. Circuit ordered the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (“NRC”) to generically determine whether a permanent offsite disposal solution for spent nuclear fuel (“SNF”) would be available at the expiration of two nuclear reactors’ operating licenses, which had been scheduled for 2007 and 2009, and, if not, whether SNF could… Continue reading NRC’s Newest Proposed WCD: Enough to Survive Challenges like New York v. NRC?