We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

Cuomo Supports N.Y. Suit Over Nuclear Plant Safety

Law360 (October 25, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In an ongoing effort by multiple states to force the Nuclear Regulatory Commission into action, New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo argued against the agency on Wednesday in a lawsuit claiming that it violated federal law by not requiring nuclear facilities to defend their plants from air attacks.

Cuomo said that the NRC should have considered the factor of possible air attacks when it finalized its regulations in March.

“It is unconscionable that federal regulators don’t require nuclear power plants like Indian Point to defend against...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.