Enviros Urge NRC To Halt Licensing To Mull Reactor Study

Law360, New York (February 18, 2014, 5:29 PM EST) -- More than 30 environmental and anti-nuclear power groups on Tuesday urged the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission to halt the licensing or relicensing of reactors until it considers new information about risks of spent fuel uncovered by commission staff as part of its response to the Fukushima nuclear disaster.

The groups, including Riverkeeper, Public Citizen and the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, said in a rulemaking petition that an October NRC staff report analyzing spent fuel storage at Exelon Corp.'s Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station in Pennsylvania...
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