Utility Group Aims To Revive Yucca Nuclear Waste Plan

Law360, New York (March 17, 2010, 4:05 PM EDT) -- Criticizing the Obama administration's recent move to pull the plug on a controversial but long-standing proposal to open a nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain in Nevada, state utility regulators from across the U.S. are hoping to get the proposal on track.

The National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners petitioned the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Monday asking to weigh in on the issue. The Department of Energy filed a motion with the NRC earlier in March to withdraw with prejudice the license application for a...
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