Vermont sues U.S. government over nuclear waste storage at Yankee

05/6/2009 | WCAX-TV (Burlington, Vt.)

Vermont has filed a lawsuit against the federal government over the used nuclear fuel at the Vermont Yankee plant. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has authority over used fuel but will not consider it in its review of a license-extension application for the plant. The state's lawsuit aims to make the safety of used fuel a factor in relicensing.

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