Title
Special Committee on Nuclear Power Report
By
rothstee
Description
261 SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON NUCLEAR POWER 2009 Annual Report1 I. JUDICIAL DEVELOPMENTS A. Public Citizen v. U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission On July 24, 2009, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit denied a petition for review of a U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (“NRC”) order that modified the NRC’s design basis threat (“DBT”) rule and that denied, in part, a related petition for rulemaking.2 The petitioners asserted that the NRC acted arbitrarily by refusing to include the threat of...

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