DOE Responds to Yucca Mountain Decision

October 2004
Professional Safety;Oct2004, Vol. 49 Issue 10, p16
Academic Journal
Reports on the response of the Department of Energy (DOE) to the decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals regarding Yucca Mountain, a site for storing radioactive waste from the nation's nuclear power plants. Rule of the court that Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has violated the Energy Policy Act of 1992; Advice of the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) on the extension of the compliance period; Expression of delight from the secretary of DOE with the decision.


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