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“Court rulings stacking up in U.S. nuclear storage fight”
by Danielle Prokop, Source NM
March 28, 2024

Earlier this month, the federal appeals court in Louisiana upheld a lower court decision that the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission did not have the authority to license a nuclear storage facility in Texas. Meanwhile, the federal appeals court in D.C. heard oral arguments regarding the license the NRC issued to Holtec International to store its high-level nuclear waste in southeastern New Mexico. The outcome of the New Mexico licensing case may be influenced by the Texas ruling, unless the latter is overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Diana Tittle
Diana Tittle

Diana Tittle, a member of the board of Sierra County Public-Interest Journalism Project, was the editor of the Sierra County Sun, the Citizen's precursor. A former resident of Truth or Consequences who now lives part-time in northern New Mexico, she spent her 42-year professional career in Cleveland, Ohio, where she worked as a newspaper reporter, magazine writer and editor, book author and publisher and publishing consultant. She is the recipient of a Cleveland Arts Prize for Literature.

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