Appeals court: Obama violating law on nuke site

WASHINGTON • A federal appeals court says the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has been violating federal law by delaying a decision on a proposed nuclear waste dump in Nevada. By a 2-1 vote, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ordered the commission to complete the licensing process and approve or reject the Energy Department’s application for a waste site at Nevada’s Yucca Mountain. In a sharply worded opinion, the court said the nuclear agency was “simply flouting the law” whe...

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