Texas Can't Force Yucca Mountain Decision, Nev. Says

Law360, Houston (August 1, 2017, 3:52 PM EDT) -- Nevada told the Fifth Circuit on Monday that it should not allow Texas to force a decision on a nuclear waste repository at Nevada's Yucca Mountain, because it doesn't have standing to do so and is attempting to short-cut congress and the administration of President Donald Trump in the process.

The lawsuit, brought by Texas in March, seeks to force an up-or-down vote from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission on the licensing of the repository at Yucca Mountain and says that a 2012 court-ordered deadline for a...
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