Court denies nuke plant foe's appeal in relicensing bid
The court found that not only had the NRC followed proper procedure in overriding the ASLB, but that the representations by SAPL and the others in support of the possibility of wind power replacing nuclear power "proved to be untrue."
January 8, 2013
by Shir Haberman
in Sea Coast Online
SEABROOK - A local organization that for years fought the licensing of Seabrook Station, and is now at the forefront of attempts to block a 20-year extension of the nuclear power plant's operating license, has been taken out of the adjudicatory battle.
In a decision released Friday, the U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeals denied an appeal lodged by the Exeter-based Seacoast Anti-Pollution League of a Nuclear Regulatory Commission ruling. That ruling took the organization out of the license-extension fight.
The court swatted down SAPL's claims that the NRC erred in rejecting its contention that the license extension process must take into... [continue via Web link]