DC Circ. Puts Challenge To Yucca Pullout On Fast Track

Law360, New York (May 5, 2010, 4:41 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has granted proponents of the controversial Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository project expedited review of their challenge to the U.S. Department of Energy's decision to scrap the project, clearing the way for a hearing before a full merits panel in early September.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Monday gave Aiken County, S.C. — along with South Carolina, Washington state and a group of Washington residents — a chance to convince a merits panel that the...
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