Greens Sue DOE To Stop Radioactive Waste Transport

Law360, New York (August 18, 2010, 6:19 PM EDT) -- An advocacy group has asked a federal court to stop the U.S. Department of Energy from transporting 3 million cubic feet of radioactive waste from nuclear facilities throughout the U.S. to the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington state, saying the agency failed to account for environmental hazards.

In an amended complaint lodged Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington, Heart of America Northwest accused the DOE of omitting from its environmental impact statement key details about the types of wastes it...
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