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December 12, 2010

Obama decision to close Yucca nuclear dump back in court

The lawsuits had been on hold while the District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals waited for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to decide whether DOE had the authority to withdraw its license application for Yucca Mountain. But the NRC hasn't made its decision, so on Friday the court said the lawsuits by the state of Washington and others can go forward.

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