DC Circ. Backs NRC Approval Of DTE Energy's Nuke Project

Law360, New York (November 27, 2017, 1:42 PM EST) -- The D.C. Circuit on Monday rejected an anti-nuclear power group's challenge to the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission's approval of utility DTE Energy Co.'s plans to construct a new nuclear reactor at its Fermi plant in Michigan, saying the NRC's decision was legally sound.

Beyond Nuclear Inc. had challenged the NRC's 2015 approval of a license for DTE to build a third reactor unit at its Fermi plant in Monroe, Michigan, claiming the agency wrongly denied its bid to have an analysis of a transmission corridor between...
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Beyond Nuclear, Inc. v. NRC, et al

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Appellate - DC Circuit

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June 19, 2015

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