State of Texas’ Claims Time Barred by 1982 Nuclear Waste Policy Act

CDJ_Can of Nuclear Waste in Desert in front of Sunset

On June 1, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit decided the case of State of Texas v. U.S., et al.

June 13, 2018
Anthony B. Cavender - Gravel2Gavel Construction & Real Estate Law Blog

On June 1, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit decided the case of State of Texas v. U.S., et al. The Court of Appeals held that the petition for mandamus filed by the State of Texas essentially seeking to compel the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to establish a schedule for the operation of the Yucca Mountain, NV nuclear waste depository was untimely filed. The depository is very controversial in Nevada, and as a consequence, none of the many deadlines established by Congress have been met.

Mr. Cavender may be contacted at anthony.cavender@pillsburylaw.com



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