Tag Archives: NRC

A Yucca Mountain Update

by Bruce Huber — Monday, Sept. 7, 2015

I’ve previously written here about some of the craziness surrounding Yucca Mountain, the once-and-future federal nuclear waste repository in Nye County, Nevada. That was the better part of a year ago, and it’s time for an update. First, a brief refresher. Since about the 1960s, nuclear power has been a substantial piece of the electricity […]

FERC and EPA: Better Together?

by Bruce Huber — Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014

I’m exploring a few issues in energy regulation that are likely to attract the attention of the 114th United States Congress. My previous post discussed the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s regulation of high-level nuclear waste management; in this post, I want to take a look at the relationship between FERC and EPA and how some recent regulatory […]

Introducing Bruce Huber and Yucca Mountain: Not Dead Yet

by Bruce Huber — Friday, Nov. 28, 2014

I’m very happy to join the other contributors to the Yale Journal on Regulation’s Notice and Comment Blog. I am an Associate Professor of Law at Notre Dame, and my research is principally in the areas of environmental and energy regulation, property law, and natural resource management. In several upcoming posts, I hope to explore […]