States, Enviros Accuse NRC Of Rushing Waste Storage Study

Law360, New York (January 3, 2013, 1:42 PM EST) -- Two dozen environmental groups and the states of New York and Vermont on Wednesday accused the Nuclear Regulatory Commission of giving short shrift to a court-ordered study of radioactive waste storage at shuttered energy stations, an analysis that likely must be finished before licensing of new reactors can resume.

The environmentalists' criticism came in a 151-page letter from national and local organizations, including Physicians for Social Responsibility and the Sierra Club, that argued the NRC will need much more than the two years it is allowing...
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