Nuclear Waste Group Appeals Disposal Defeat

Law360, New York (June 29, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Northwest Interstate Compact on Low-Level Radioactive Waste, a federally chartered regional organization, is appealing a federal judge’s ruling that the group cannot prevent EnergySolutions Inc.'s import of foreign low-level nuclear waste into a storage facility Northwest does not run.

Northwest on Friday filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah a notice of appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.

District Judge Ted Stewart on June 17 entered final judgment in the case, declaring that Northwest has authority...
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