NJ Asks To Join Suit Over Nuclear Waste Storage Rule

Law360, New York (March 16, 2011, 4:02 PM EDT) -- New Jersey sought permission on Tuesday to join three northeastern U.S. states and environmental groups in a suit against the federal government over regulations that allow nuclear power facilities to store radioactive waste up to 60 years after they close.

A motion filed by New Jersey in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit said the state has a strong interest in intervening in the case so it can safeguard its citizens and tailor a challenge to the rule based on the...
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