2nd Circ. Kills Petition Against Indian Point Nuclear Co.

Law360, New York (November 24, 2009, 3:59 PM EST) -- A federal appeals court has upheld a U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission decision to reject a petition to intervene in the license-renewal adjudication of the Indian Point Energy Center nuclear power plant, ending a citizens group's objection to the 20-year extension.

A three-judge panel in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled Monday that the NRC had not improperly rejected the applications of Nancy Burton and the Connecticut Residents Opposed to Relicensing of Indian Point and had not acted arbitrarily or capriciously in violation...
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