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Policy and Legal Issues

  • Yucca Mountain Licensing Proceeding U.S. Court of Appeals' Documents

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  • United States Court of Appeals for The District of Columbia Circuit - National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners, Petitioner V. Consolidated with United States Department of Energy, Respondent
  • Department of Energy Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management - Summary of Program Financial & Budget Information As of January 31, 2010
  • Department of Energy Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management - Analysis of the Total System Life Cycle Cost of the Civilian Radioactive Waste Management Program, Fiscal Year 2007 July 2008

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  • Nevada Agency for Nuclear Projects - Mediator's order requiring quarterly informal status reports

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  • Nevada Agency for Nuclear Projects - State of Nevada Comments on NRC's 2015 Yucca Mountain EIS Supplement - Agency for Nuclear Projects
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  • Western Social Science Association 56th Annual Conference - Restructuring the U.S. Nuclear Waste Management Program: An Environmental Opportunity for Change? - Alvin Mushkatel Ph.D., Arizona State University; Robert J. Halstead, State Of Nevada Agency For Nuclear Projects; and Kathy Thomas, Ph.D., Arizona State University (pdf-382K)
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  • State of Nevada - Letter from Governor Brian Sandoval to Energy Secretary Steven Chu Re: No State Consent for Yucca Mountain (pdf-33K)
  • State of Nevada - WM2012 Conference: Getting Beyond Yucca Mountain - Robert J. Halstead and James M. Williams (pdf-219K)

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  • State of Nevada - State of Nevada Comments on the Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future Draft Report to the Secretary of Energy (pdf-242K)
  • State of Nevada - Testimony of Martin G. Malsch, Special Deputy Attorney General for the State of Nevada, Before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy (June 1, 2011) (pdf-154K)

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  • State of Nevada - Topics for Discussion at a Spent Fuel Storage and Transportation Licensing Conference on June 23 – 24, 2010 (pdf-73K)
  • Idaho Law Review - Yucca Mountain–Nevada's Perspective - Marta Adams (pdf-468K)

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  • State of Nevada - PETITION FOR REVIEW of the attached final rule of the respondent entitled "Implementation of a Dose Standard After 10,000 Years" (pdf-32K)
  • State of Nevada - State of Nevada'S Brief in Opposition to NRC Staff Appeal (pdf-203K)
  • NRC - U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Atomic Safety and Licensing Boards' Order Identifying Participants and Admitted Contentions for the Yucca Mountain License Application Proceeding (pdf-528K)
  • State of Nevada - State of Nevada Comments on DOE's October 31, 2008 Federal Register Notice on Implementing the Section 180(c) Provisions of the Nuclear Waste Policy Act (pdf-404K)

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  • State of Nevada - State of Nevada's Petition to Intervene in the NRC's Licensing Proceeding for Yucca Mountain (pdf - 13.54)
  • State of Nevada - State of Nevada comments on BLM's September 12, 2008 Federal Register notice of proposed land withdrawal extension and opportunity for public meeting with regard to the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Yucca Mountain project (pdf-341K)
  • State of Nevada - Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto Files Challenge to Yucca Mountain Radiation Standard )pdf-71K)
  • State of Nevada - Petition for Review (pdf-39K)
  • State of Nevada - Letter in support of NWTRB oversite (pdf-45K)
  • State of Nevada - Testimony of Dr. James David Ballard before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation (September 24, 2008) (pdf-1.1M)
  • State of Nevada - Supplement to June 4, 2008 Petition asking the NRC to Reject DOE's Yucca Mountain License Application as Unauthorized and Substantially Incomplete (pdf-7.29M)
  • State of Nevada - State of Nevada Comments on DOE's Application to the Surface Transportation Board for a Certificate of Public Conveyance and Necessity for the Proposed Caliente Rail Spur to Yucca Mountain (pdf-4.89M)
  • US Congress - Letter from the Nevada Congressional Delegation to the NRC expressing deep concern about the DOE's License Application for Yucca Mountain (pdf-306K)
  • State of Nevada - Petition to the NRC to Reject DOE's Yucca Mountain License Application as Unauthorized and Substantially Incomplete (pdf-61K)
  • State of Nevada - News Conference to Discuss Nevada's Strategy against DOE's NRC application to build a nuclear waste repository at Yucca Mountain - Wednesday June 4, 2008 at 1:15pm (pdf-71K)
  • Egan, Fitzpatrick & Malsch - Nevada's Yucca Law Firm Hires New Partner (pdf-61K)
  • Egan, Fitzpatrick & Malsch - Nevada's Yucca Law Firm Makes Changes (pdf-58K)
  • US Congress - Letter to NRC from Nevada Congressional Delegation requesting NRC extend time parties and potential parties have to review DOE's license application. (pdf-210K)
  • Sandia National Laboratories - Analysis of Alloy 22 Weight Loss due to General Corrosion (pdf-836K)
  • State of Nevada - Letter from Bob Loux to NRC Chairman Dale Klein Urging NRC Not to Accept DOE's Yucca Mountain License Application if it Relies on Titanium "Drip Shields" That Will Almost Certainly Never Be Installed (pdf-345K)
  • State of Nevada - Motion of The State of Nevada to Disqualify The Law Firm of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP Because of Conflicts of Interest - Egan, Fitzpatrick & Malsch, PLLC (pdf-7.9M)
  • State of Nevada - State of Nevada's Motion Asking the U.S. Surface Transportation Board (STB) To Reject DOE's Application for the Construction and Operation of a Rail Line to Yucca Mountain, or Alternatively, to Require Responsive Comments Only After the Application Has Been Fully Completed By Proper Supplement (pdf-242K)
  • State of Nevada - Cover letter transmitting the State of Nevada's Motion to the Surface Transportation Board (pdf-77K)
  • Egan, Fitzpatrick & Malsch - State of Nevada's Response to DOE's Motion to Strike Nevada's LSN Certification (pdf-5.45M)
  • State of Nevada - The State of Nevada's Notice of Appeal from the PAPO Board's January 4, 2008 and December 12, 2007 Orders (pdf-264K)
  • State of Nevada - Letter to Stephen L. Johnson, Administrator, EPA, Re: Dec. 10 Fed. Reg. Notice on Yucca Mountain Rulemaking (pdf-109K)

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  • State of Nevada - Nevada's Objections to EPA's and DOE's Proposal to dispose of legacy Plutonium Uranium Extraction (PUREX) solvent mixed waste at the Nevada Test Site (pdf-273K)
  • State of Nevada - Statement of Jim Hall, Transportation Policy Consultant, on Behalf of the State of Nevada Agency For Nuclear Projects on the U.S. Department of Energy’s Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for The Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuel And High-Level Radioactive Waste at Yucca Mountain, Nye County, Nevada at the Public Hearing in Washington, DC on December 5, 2007 (pdf-53K)
  • State of Nevada - Statement of Robert Loux, Executive Director, Nevada Agency For Nuclear Projects on the U.S. Department of Energy’s Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for The Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuel And High-Level Radioactive Waste at Yucca Mountain, Nye County, Nevada at the Public Hearing in Las Vegas, Nevada on December 3, 2007 (pdf-48K)
  • State of Nevada - Statement of Robert Halstead, Transportation Advisor, Nevada Agency for Nuclear Projects on the U.S. Department of Energy's Draft Repository Supplemental EIS and Draft Rail Alignment EIS at the Public Hearing in Las Vegas, Nevada on December 3, 2007 (pdf-1.0M)
  • State of Nevada - Letter from Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto to Senator Barbara Boxer, Re: Yucca Mountain (pdf-74K)
  • State of Nevada - Nevada calls on NRC to throw out "defective" DOE database needed for Yucca Mountain Project
  • Egan, Fitzpatrick & Malsch - Motion to Strike DOE's October 19, 2007 LSN Recertification and to Suspend Certification Obligations of Others until DOE Validly Recertifies (pdf-9.14M)
  • State of Nevada - Nevada calls for Sandia to be investigated, suspended from Yucca Mountain Project for “putting schedule over safety” (pdf-102K)
  • State of Nevada - Petition for an Independent Investigation and Suspension of Sandia National Laboratories from Further Work On the Yucca Mountain Project (pdf-2.22M)
    -- Internal Sandia Emails - Schedule over Safety (pdf-51K) - If you are using Adobe Acrobat 8
    -- Internal Sandia Emails - Schedule over Safety (pdf-129K) - If you are using Adobe Acrobat 5,6 or7
  • State of Nevada - Letter from Bob Loux to J. Russell Dyer, OCRWM, Re: DOE's Licensing Strategy for its Yucca Mountain License Application (pdf-121K)
  • State of Nevada - Letter from Bob Loux to NRC Director Dale Klein, Re: DOE's New Licensing Strategy for its Yucca Mountain License Application (pdf-139K)
  • Egan, Fitzpatrick & Malsch - Letter from Martin Malsch to Lawrence Kokajko, NRC, Re: DOE/NRC Technical Exchange Scheduled for 9/13/07 (pdf-108K)
  • State of Nevada - Motion to Compel Compliance with Requirement for a Three-Way Agreement for Water Usage and Request for Shortening Time (pdf-103K)
  • State of Nevada - Nevada State Engineer's Motion to Compel Compliance with State Engineer's Orders of June 1 and July 16, 2007, and Request for Order (pdf-97K)
  • State of Nevada - Statement from Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto Regarding U.S. District Court's Decision in Yucca Mountain Water Rights Case (pdf-72K)
  • U.S. District Court, District of Nevada - Judge Roger Hunt denied the DOE's motion for a preliminary injunction on all counts seeking to enjoin State Engineer Tracy Taylor's order that DOE immediately cease and desist its use of water for a bore hole drilling program at the Yucca Mountain site. (pdf-147K)
  • State of Nevada - Nevada State Engineer's Opposition to Plaintiff's Emergency Second Renewed Motion for Preliminary Injunction and Hearing on Shortened Time (pdf-247K)
  • State of Nevada - Nevada Agency's Memorandum in Opposition to Plaintiff's Emergency Second Renewed Motion for Preliminary Injunction and Hearing on Shortened Time (pdf-195K)
  • State of Nevada - Letter to Karen Cyr, General Counsel, NRC, Re: Nevada's Petitions for Rulemaking (pdf-178K)
  • State of Nevada - State of Nevada's Motion to Compel DOE's Compliance with the Licensing Support Network (LSN) Rules - Egan, Fitzpatrick & Malsch (pdf-11.2M)
  • State of Nevada - State of Nevada Comments on NRC's Notice of Availability of Supplement to the Environmental Assessment and Draft Finding of No Significant Impact for the Diablo Canyon Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installation (Docket No. 72-26) (pdf-372K)
  • State of Nevada - Letter to Edward Sproat, Director, OCRWM, Re: Total System Performance Assessment (pdf-125K)
  • Egan, Fitzpatrick & Malsch - Letter to NRC: Petition by The State of Nevada for Rulemaking to Specify Issues for The Yucca Mountain Mandatory Hearing (pdf-286K)
  • State of Nevada - Letter to NRC Regarding Access to Safeguard Information (pdf-128K)
  • State of Nevada - Letter to Honorable Dale Klein, Chairman, NRC, Re: L.A. Completeness (pdf-126K)
  • State of Nevada - Comment on Rulemakings by NRC, Re: Protection of Safeguards Information (pdf-108K)
  • State of Nevada - State of Nevada Comments on the U.S. Department of Energy?s (DOE) Notice of Intent to Prepare a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) for the Global Nuclear Energy Partnership (GNEP) (pdf-394K)
  • State of Nevada - Letter to Honorable Dale Klein, Chairman, NRC, Re: NRC Staff's Characterization of Grave Yucca Mountain Quality Assurance Problems as “Minor” (pdf-123K)
  • Egan, Fitzpatrick & Malsch, PLLC - Re: Nevada's request for a Binding Opinion of "Reasonable Expectation" in C.F.R. Part 63 (pdf-64K)
  • State of Nevada - Letter from Robert Loux to Honorable Dale Klein, Chairman, NRC, Re: Inscrutability of DOE's TSPA for Yucca Mountain (pdf-502k)
  • DOE:OCRWM - TSPA Hardware Configuration
  • State of Nevada - Nevada official calls for investigation into DOE computer problems blocking access to Yucca Mountain information (pdf-471k)
  • State of Nevada - Letter from Bob Loux too NRC Chairman Dale Klein, Re: Private Communications Between NRC Commission and Licensing Parties (pdf-343K)
  • Egan, Fitzpatrick & Malsch - Letter to Jack Strosneider, Director, NMSS, NRC, Re: Quality Assurance Requirements for DOE's Yucca Mountain License Application (pdf-87K)
  • State of Nevada - Nevada study shows Yucca Mountain Project will cost much more than storing nuclear waste at existing reactor sites (pdf-49K)
  • State of Nevada - Cost of Yucca Mountain Vastly Exceeds That of Continued Interim at-Reactor Storage (pdf-13K)
  • Mike Thorne and Associates Limited - Comparing Yucca Mountain’s Cost With That of Interim Storage (pdf-107K)

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  • State of Nevada - Petition for Rulemaking to Amend Part 63 to Clarify The Limits on Spent Fuel Storage at The Yucca Mountain Site (pdf-410K)
  • Egan, Fitzpatrick, Malsch & Cynkar - DOE's Misuse of Expert Elicitation in the Yucca Mountain Licensing Process (pdf-344K)
  • State of Nevada - State of Nevada Comments on DOE Draft Environmental Assessment for Proposed Infrastructure Improvements for the Yucca Mountain Project (pdf-170K)
  • State of Nevada - Meeting Agenda Nevada Commission on Nuclear Projects Friday, July 7, 2006 (pdf-74K)
  • State of Nevada - Letter to Congressman Joe Barton, Chairman, House Energy & Commerce Committee Re: Board's polite language does not fully convey the preliminary and confused status of the TAD concept in message to DOE (pdf-50K)
  • State of Nevada - Letter to Mr. Paul M. Golan, OCRWM Re: Request to Withdraw or Clarify a Clearly Incorrect Statement
  • State of Nevada - Statement of Robert R. Loux Executive Director Nevada Agency for Nuclear Projects before The United States Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources (pdf-54K)
  • State of Nevada - Two Independent Federal Investigations Blast DOE - Bob Loux (pdf-23K)
  • State of Nevada - Slide Presentation to the Nevada Commission on Nuclear Projects Las Vegas meeting April 26, 2006 RE: Global Nuclear Energy Partnership--What is it? How does it relate to Yucca Mountain? - Victor Gilinsky (pdf-638K)
  • Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance - Letter to Sen Domenici and Sen Bingaman RE: to express our concern over S. 2589, The Nuclear Fuel Management and Disposal Act (pdf-76K)
  • State of Nevada - Letter from Nevada Attorney General George Chanos to other states' AGs concerning the Administration's proposed "fix" Yucca Mountain legislation (pdf-70K)
  • State of Nevada - Letter to Sen. Domenici RE: Recent public discussions between the Energy Department’s scientists and the NRC Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste (pdf-118k) Jim Day, Las Vegas Review-Journal, April 14, 2006
  • Western Governors Association - Letter from the Western Governors' Association to the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Regarding DOE's Proposed Yucca Mountain Legislation (S.2589 Author:  Western Governors Association (pdf-289K)
  • Gov. Theodore Kulongoski (Oregon) - Letter from Oregon Governor Theodore R. Kulongoski to Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman Regarding DOE's Proposed Yucca Mountain Legislation, Author:  Gov. Theodore Kulongoski (Oregon) (pdf-70K)
  • State of Nevada - The "Fix is In" on the "Fix-Yucca" Bill (pdf-14K)
  • State of Nevada - Critique of DOE’s Proposed Yucca Mountain Legislation (pdf-74K)
  • U.S. Senate - Nuclear Fuel Management and Disposal Act (pdf-43K)
  • State of Nevada - Nevada Sues to Obtain Key Yucca Document (pdf-36K)
  • State of Nevada - FOIA Complaint filed in US District Court (pdf-46K)
  • State of Nevada - Statement of Robert Loux, Executive Director, Nevada Agency for Nuclear Projects, Office of The Governor, Before The United States Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (March 1, 2006) (pdf-76K)
  • State of Nevada - State of Nevada Comments on The December 21, 2005 Initial Findings and Draft Recommendations of The U.S. House of Representatives Committee On Resources? Task Force on Improving The National Environmental Policy Act and Task Force on Updating The National Environmental Policy Act (pdf-153K)
  • House Committee on Government Reforms - January 24, 2006 Letter from House Government Reform Committee Chairman Tom Davis to Secretary of Energy Bodman Regarding Compliance with Subpoena for Materials Related to Falsification of Yucca Mountain Data and Models (pdf-301K)
  • State of Nevada - State of Nevada Supplemental Comment on EAP's Proposed Radiation Health Protection Standard for Yucca Mountain (pdf-88K)
  • DOE - DOE Stop Work Letter to BSC (pdf-88K)

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  • State of Nevada - December 21, 2005 Letter to EPA transmitting the State of Nevada's Supplemental Comment on EPA's proposed Yucca Mountain Radiation Health Protection Standard (pdf-107K)
  • State of Nevada - December 21, 2005 Letter Transmitting the State of Nevada's Supplemental Comment on EPA's proposed Yucca Mountain Radiation Health Protection Standard (pdf-117K)
  • State of Nevada - State of Nevada Comments on the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission's New Licensing Standard for Yucca Mountain (pdf-1M)
  • State of Nevada - State of Nevada Comments on EPA's Proposed New Radiation Protection Rule for The Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Repository (pdf-11.25M)
  • DOE - Letter to Hon. J. Bennett Johnston, Chairman, Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Re: A New Strategy for Management of Commercial Spent Nuclear Fuel (pdf-200K)
  • DOE - New Yucca Mountain Repository Design to be Simpler, Safer and More Cost Effective (pdf-286K)
  • DOE - Yucca Mountain – Program Redirection Fact Sheet (pdf-76K)
  • US Court of Appeals - The U.S. Department of Energy's Final Brief in response to the State of Nevada's Legal Case Challenging DOE's Yucca Mountain Transportation Mode and Rail Corridor Decision (pdf-3.77M
  • US Court of Appeals - The Nuclear Energy Institutes Amicus Brief in response to the State of Nevada's Legal Case Challenging DOE's Yucca Mountain Transportation Mode and Rail Corridor Decision (pdf-2.63M
  • State of Nevada - Nevada Sues NRC for Prejudging Yucca Mountain Licensing Proceeding (pdf-73K)
  • State of Nevada - Letter from Attorney General Brian Sandoval to The Attorney Generals of Ten States; Re: EPA's Proposed Radiation Rule, w/ A Primer on EPA's Proposed Radiation Standard (pdf-90K)
  • State of Nevada - Letter from Bob Loux to EPA Administration Stephen Johnson requesting extension of the comment period on EPA's proposed Yucca Mountain Radiation Health Protection Standard to 180 days and an additional public meeting in northern Nevada (pdf-73K)
  • NRC - Second Case Management Order, Pre-Hearing Licensing Board, NRC (pdf-90K)
  • State of Nevada - Amicus Brief by the State of Nevada in the case of SMUD v. DOE in the Federal Court of Claims (pdf-1.41M)
  • State of Nevada - The State of Nevada Reply Brief in the Legal Case Challenging DOE's Yucca Mountain Transportation Mode and Rail Corridor Decision (pdf-1,97M)
  • State of Nevada - State of Nevada Comments on DOE's Advance Notice of Intent (ANOI) To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement For the Disposal of Greater-Than-Class-C Low-Level Radioactive Waste (June 9, 2005) (pdf-105K)
  • State of Nevada - State of Nevada Response to EPRI Report and Recommendation for EPA's Yucca Mountain Public Health and Radiation Protection Standard(pdf-94K)
  • State of Nevada - Letter to NRC Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste, re: Nevada's Petition to the NRC to Amend 10 C.F.R. Part 51, filed April 8, 2005 (pdf-414K)
  • State of Nevada - Statement of Kenny C. Guinn Governor State of Nevada Before The Subcommittee on Federal Workforce and Agency Organization of The United States House of Representatives Committee on Government Reform (pdf-130K)
  • State of Nevada - Statement of Brian Sandoval Nevada Attorney General Before The Subcommittee on Federal Workforce and Agency Organization of The United States House of Representatives Committee on Government Reform (pdf-116K)
  • State of Nevada - Statement of Robert R. Loux Executive Director State Of Nevada Agency For Nuclear Projects Before The Subcommittee on Federal Workforce and Agency Organization of The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Government Reform (pdf-105K)
  • State of Nevada - Statement of Joseph R. Egan Before the House Subcommittee On the Federal Workforce and Agency Organization: "Yucca Mountain Project: Have Federal Employees Falsified Documents?" (pdf-95K)
  • State of Nevada - Opening Brief in the State of Nevada's Legal Case Challenging DOE Yucca Mountain Transportation Mode and Rail Corridor Decision (pdf-3.43M)
  • DOE/NRC/Nevada Counsel - Comments Solicited - Draft Case Management Order: Preparation of Privilege Logs and Challenges to Privilege Designations with Respect to NRC’s Prospective Yucca Mountain Licensing Proceeding (pdf-97K)
  • State of Nevada - Letter to Honorable Nils Diaz, Chairman, NRC w/ Petition for Rulemaking to Amend the Commission’s Waste Confidence Decision and Rule to Avoid Prejudging Yucca Mountain (pdf-601K)
  • State of Nevada - State of Nevada Opposition Brief in the DOE Water Case (pdf-185K)
  • State of Nevada - Letter to Hon. Stephen L. Johnson, EPA, re: Public Health and Environmental Radiation Protection Standards for Yucca Mountain, Nevada (40 C.F.R. Part 197) - Robert R. Loux (pdf-72K)
  • State of Nevada - Report and Recommendation of the Nevada Commission on Nuclear Projects - January 2005 (pdf-322K)

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  • State of Nevada - Annual statewide survey shows Nevadans are increasingly opposed to a nuclear waste dump at Yucca Mountain (pdf-45K)
  • State of Nevada - Summary Report - 2004 Nevada State Yucca Mountain Survey (pdf-95K)
  • State of Nevada - Letter to the Washington Times Editor, Re: "Wasting a Good Solution" - Brian Sandoval, Attorney General (pdf-32K)
  • State of Nevada - Nevada Files Suit over Yucca Waste Shipment Plan (pdf-50K)
  • State of Nevada - Petition for Review: Record of Decision on Mode of Transportation and Nevada Rail Corridor for the Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuel and High-Level Radioactive Waste at Yucca Mountain, Nye County, Nevada (pdf-174K)
  • State of Nevada - Letter to Chairman Diaz, NRC Re: Key Technical Issues (pdf-60K)
  • State of Nevada - Letter to Chairman Domenici, Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Re: DOE unilateral action in relation to the upcoming Yucca Mountain licensing proceeding - Robert R. Loux (pdf-76K)
  • State of Nevada - Letter to Chairman Diaz, NRC Re: DOE's long-standing agreement to complete and close a group of Key Technical Issue Agreements - Robert R. Loux (pdf-167K)
  • State of Nevada - Letter to NRC, Re: NRC Staff’s Role in the Yucca Mountain Licensing Proceeding (pdf-64K)
  • State of Nevada - Governor Kenny C. Guinn: Court of Appeals Decision -- A Resounding Victory in Yucca Fight
  • Court of Appeals - Decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Nevada's Legal Challenge to the Yucca Mountain Program (pdf-291K)
  • State of Nevada - Letter to Honorable Nils J. Diaz, Chairman, NRC re: DOE compliance submitting all its Yucca Mountain documentary material to Licensing Support Network (LSN) (pdf-71K)
  • State of Nevada - Letter to Chairman Diaz, NRC Re: Pre-review of DOE's Yucca Mountain License Application
  • State of Nevada - State of Nevada Comments on DOE's April 8 2004 Notice of Intent to Prepare an EIS for the Alignment, Construction, and Operation of a Rail Line to a Geologic Repository at Yucca Mountain, Nye County, Nevada (pdf-984K)
  • State of Nevada - Letter to Attorney Generals of Affected States re: Planned Shipment of Wastes from Fernald, Ohio to Nevada Test Site - Brian Sandoval, Attorney General (pdf-31K)
  • State of Nevada - Letter from Robert Loux to DOE Inspector General Gregory Friedman Regarding Ethical Questions Raised By Bonuses Provided By DOE to it's Technical Contractors (pdf-70K)
  • State of Nevada - State of Nevada Comments on EPA's Federal Register Notice of November 18, 2003, "Approaches to an Integrated Framework for Management and Disposal of Low-Activity Radioactive Waste: Request for Comment"
  • State of Nevada - Cover Letter - State of Nevada Comments on NRC's Discussion Paper, 10 CFR 71, New Subpart I, Proposed Rule Regarding Change Authority for Dual-Purpose (Storage and Transport) Spent Fuel Casks (pdf-55K)
  • State of Nevada - General Comments on NRC's Discussion Paper, 10 CFR 71, New Subpart I, Proposed Rule Regarding Change Authority for Dual-Purpose (Storage and Transport) Spent Fuel Casks (pdf-98K)
  • State of Nevada - Letter to Ms . Jessie H . Roberson, Assistant Secretary for Environmental Management, DOE from Brian Sandoval, Attorney General Re: Planned Shipment of Wastes from Fernald to Nevada Test Site (pdf-47K)
  • State of Nevada - Nevada Sues DOE to Enforce State Funding for Nevada’s Yucca Mountain Oversight (pdf-43K)
  • State of Nevada - Petition for Review re: funding lawsuit filed March 17, 2004 (pdf-2.88M)
  • Egan, Fitzpatrick, Malsch & Cynkar - Presentation given by Martin G. Malsch at the NRC Regulatory Information Conference, Mar 11, 2004, Washington, D.C. (pdf-72K)
  • Egan, Fitzpatrick,Malsch & Cynkar - Press Release: Class Action Lawsuit Against Yucca Mountain Contractors for Fraudulently Exposing Workers and Visitors to Carcinogens (pdf-54K)
  • NucNews - Silicosis Complaint filed in Nevada District Court (pdf-1.1M)
  • State of Nevada - State of Nevada Comments on NRC's draft Policy Statement on the Treatment of Environmental Justice Matters in NRC Regulatory and Licensing Actions (January 5, 2004) (pdf-86K)
  • State of Nevada - State of Nevada Comments on the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Draft FY 2004 - 2009 Draft Strategic Plan (December 31, 2003) (pdf-56K)

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  • State of Nevada - Letter from Robert Loux to NWTRB Chair Dr. Michael Corridini on Internal Criticality Risk at Yucca Mountain (11/25/03) (pdf-114K)
  • State of Nevada - Motion to Require the U.S. EPA to Supplement the Record on Nuclear Criticality at Yucca Mountain (pdf-54K)
  • U.S. Congress - Letter to Nevada State Bar from Nevada Congressional Members Re: DOE ethical problems concerning Winston and Strawn (pdf-400K)
  • State of Nevada - Ruling by the State of Nevada Water Engineer on DOE's Application for Permanent Water Rights for the Yucca Mountain Project - issued November 7, 2003 (pdf-453k)
  • State of Nevada - If Not Yucca Mountain, Then What? (pdf-81K)
  • State of Nevada - Press Release - October 2003 Yucca Mountain Survey (pdf-96K)
  • State of Nevada - State of Nevada Yucca Mountain Survey - October, 2003 (pdf-81K)
  • State of Nevada - Nevada's Yucca Mountain Legal Team
  • State of Nevada - Nevada'a Yucca Mountain Lawsuits (pdf-67K)
  • State of Nevada - Final Brief in the State of Nevada's Case Challenging the Constitutionality of the Joint Resolution Designating Yucca Mountain as a Nuclear Waste Repository Site (pdf-432K)
  • State of Nevada - Federal Government's Brief in Response to the State of Nevada's Petition Challenging the Constitutionality of the Yucca Mountain Program (pdf-111K)
  • State of Nevada - State of Nevada Final Reply Brief in the Consolidated Legal Case Challenging Yucca Mountain Decisions by DOE and the President (pdf-564K)
  • State of Nevada - State of Nevada Reply Brief in the Lawsuit Challenging NRC's Yucca Mountain Licensing Regulations (pdf-524K)
  • State of Nevada - Opening Brief: Nevada's Constitutional Challenge to the Yucca Mountain Siting Resolution (pdf-596K)
  • State of Nevada - State of Nevada v. United States Department of Energy -- Brief for The Respondents: On Petitions for Review From Decisions of United States Department of Energy and Decision Of The President of The United States
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  • State of Nevada - Petition For Review from Final Decisions and Actions of United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission (pdf-615K)
  • State of Nevada - Nevada Details Yucca Case Against NRC (pdf-54K)
  • State of Nevada - Final Opposition to DOE motion for SJ (DOE water) (pdf-396K)
  • State of Nevada - Constitutional Petition for Review
  • State of Nevada - AG: Yucca Mountain Litigation Summary (pdf)

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  • State of Nevada - Report and Recommendations of the Nevada Commission on Nuclear Projects (pdf-656K)
  • State of Nevada - Nevada's Opening Brief in the Consolidated DOE Case (pdf-244K)
  • State of Nevada - Letter from the State of Nevada to OCRWM Director Margaret Chu regarding recent QA whistleblower claims (pdf-87K)
  • State of Nevada - State of Nevada Comments on DOE's Draft Statement of Work For a Transportation Integration Contractor (pdf-28K)
  • State of Nevada - Letter to NRC - RE: Proposed Rule: Geological and Seismological Characteristics for Siting and Design of Dry Cask Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installations and Monitored Retrievable Storage Installations. FR67, No. 140, July 22, 2002, pp. 47745-47755; and Draft Environmental Assessment of Geological and Seismological Characteristics for Siting and Design of Dry Cask Independent Spent Fuel Storage Installations and Monitored Retrievable Storage Installations. U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Office of Nuclear Materials Safety and Safeguards, July 2002 (pdf-26K)
  • State of Nevada - State of Nevada Comments on NUREG-1804, Yucca Mountain Review Plan, Revision 2 (pdf-51K)
  • State of Nevada - State of Nevada Position on How DOE Must Approach Spent Fuel and High-Level Waste Transportation Planning
  • State of Nevada - State of Nevada - Petition for Review of DOE's Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Yucca Mountain High-Level Nuclear Waste Repository in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia (pdf-104K)
  • State of Nevada - Testimony of Dr. James David Ballard Before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on May 22, 2002 (pdf-40K)
  • State of Nevada - Testimony of Robert J. Halstead Before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on May 22, 2002 (pdf-48K)
  • State of Nevada - A Mountain of Trouble: A Nation at Risk - Report on Impacts of the Proposed Yucca Mountain High-Level Nuclear Waste Program (pdf-3.78MB)

    2001 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

  • State of Nevada - Nevada files challenge to revised Yucca Mountain Guidelines
  • U. S. Court of Appeals - Petition For Review - State Of Nevada v. United States Department Of Energy, Spencer Abraham, Secretary (pdf-97KB)
  • State of Nevada - Letter from Gov. Guinn to NRC Chairman Meserve re: objection to the process by which the NRC concurred in the DOE proposed new siting guidelines (10 CFR Part 963)
  • State of Nevada - Letter from Gov. Guinn to NRC Chairman Meserve re: Equal access to draft plan for the possible review of a license application from DOE
  • Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) - Senator Reid Letter to NRC Inspector General regarding the leaked Yucca Mountain LIcense Review Plan to Winston & Strawn
  • State of Nevada - Joint Comments on the U.S. Department of Energy's Supplement to the Draft Yucca Mountain EIS by the State of Nevada, Clark County, and the City of Las Vegas
  • State of Nevada - From the Office of Governor Kenny Guinn -- Guinn And Del Papa File Lawsuit Challenging Radiation Standards for Yucca Mountain (pdf-38KB)
  • State of Nevada - Nevada Challenges EPA Standard -- Petition for Review (pdf-42KB)
  • State of Nevada - Letter from Bob Loux to OCRWM Acting Director Lake Barrett Requesting Extension of the Public Comment Period for DOE's Supplement to the Draft Yucca Mountain EIS (May 21, 2001)
  • State of Nevada - Letter from Bob Loux, Exec. Dir., Nuclear Waste Agency to Lake barrett, Acting Dir., OCRWM responding to letter of May 4, 2001
  • State of Nevada - Solicitation for Services
  • DOE - Inspector Genreal Report I01HQ005 - "Yucca Mountain Project" (pdf-1.14MB)
  • State of Nevada - Testimony of Robert Halstead Before the Nevada State Senate Transportation Committee on Senate Joint Resolution No. 4 (March 22, 2001)
  • State of Nevada - Report and Recommendations of The Nevada Commission on Nuclear Projects (pdf-208KB)

    2000 & Prior - - - - - - - - - - - -

  • State of Nevada - State of Nevada Comments on DOE's Application to BLM for an Extension of the Right-of-Way Reservation for the Yucca Mountain Project
  • State of Nevada - Letter from Bob Loux to BLM Regarding DOE's Application to Extend the Withdrawal of the Subsurface Environment at Yucca Mountain
  • State of Nevada - Yucca Mountain Site Recommendation Correspondence
  • State of Nevada - State of Nevada Comments on the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission's Draft Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2000 - 2005
  • DOE - Letter from DOE Yucca Mountain Site Characterization Office Regarding Approved uses for State of Nevada Federal Oversight Funds (html) || Copy in Adobe AcrobatAdobe Acrobat (pdf-220KB)
  • State of Nevada - Additional State of Nevada Comments to the NRC on Nevada's Petition for Rulemaking with Respect to Safeguards for Spent Fuel and HLW Shipments
  • Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management - General Guidelines for the Recommendation of Sites for Nuclear Waste Repositories; Yucca Mountain Site Suitability Guidelines
  • State of Nevada - Letter to OCRWM Director Ivan Itkin Asking Extension of Deadline for Comments on Revision to Siting Guidelines
  • NRC - Rulemaking petitions: Nevada, 49410-49413 [FR Doc. 99-23691]
  • State of Nevada - Final State of Nevada Comments on the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission's Proposed Rulemaking - Disposal of High-Level Radioactive Wastes in a Proposed Geologic Repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada
  • State of Nevada - Letter to Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson Re: Nevada's Petition To Institute Rulemaking To Amend Regulations Governing Safeguards for Shipments of Spent Nuclear Fuel (SNF) Against Sabotage and Terrorism and To Initiate A Comprehensive Assessment
  • State of Nevada - Petition To Institute Rulemaking And To Initiate A Comprehensive Assessment
  • State of Nevada - Governor and Attorney General Seek Tougher Protections Against Nuclear Waste Terrorism
  • State of Nevada - Nuclear Waste Policy Dilemma - The First Fifty Years: A Chronology
  • State of Nevada - Letter to Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson, Chairman, NRC from Robert R. Loux, Executive Director, Agency for Nuclear Projects re: extension of public comment period on the proposed changes for environmental review for renewal of nuclear power plant operating licenses
  • NRC - NRC - Changes to Requirements for Environmental Review for Renewal of Nuclear Power Plant Licenses: Spent Fuel Transportation Impacts
  • NRC - NRC - Changes to Requirements for Environmental Review for Renewal of Nuclear Power Plant Operating Licenses; Availability of Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement; Proposed Rule and Notice
  • State of Nevada - Statement Of Robert R. Loux, Executive Director Nevada Agency For Nuclear Projects Office Of The Governor Carson City, Nevada To The United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission Rockville, Maryland March 16, 1999
  • NRC - PR-99-32 Changes To Regulations For Licensing In Nevada
  • NRC - 10 CFR Part 63: Disposal of High-Level Radioactive Wastes in a Proposed Geological Repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada; Proposed Rule
  • Senator Richard Bryan - Bryan Warns House Committee of Serious Health Hazards
  • GAO - Major Management Challenges and Program Risks: Department of Energy - in HTML format
  • State of Nevada - Oral Testimony Of Gov. Kenny C. Guinn Before U.S. House Of Representatives Subcommittee On Energy And Power - February 10, 1999
  • State of Nevada - Written Testimony of Gov. Kenny C. Guinn Before U.S. House of Representatives, Subcommittee on Energy and Power - February 10, 1999
  • Eureka County - SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION 4 - Urging the Congress of the United States not to enact the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1999
  • State of Nevada - Letter from Governor Miller to Bill Richardson, Sect. of Energy, regarding disqualification of the Yucca Mountain site
  • State of Nevada - The Yucca Mountain Site is Not Suitable for Development as a Repository
  • Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Nuclear Regulatory Commission Staff proposal for new licensing rule for the Yucca Mountain Site
  • State of Nevada - PETITION FOR JUDICIAL REVIEW
  • State of Nevada - June 23, 1998 Letter to Office of Civilian Radioacive Management
  • State of Nevada - AN INDEPENDENT COST ASSESSMENT OF THE NATION'S HIGH-LEVEL NUCLEAR WASTE PROGRAM
  • State of Nevada - YUCCA MOUNTAIN: FOLLOW THE MONEY - By Bob Loux
  • Federal Court Decision -- U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, State of Nevada v. DOE - 9670774
  • Court Decision -- U.S. Court of Appeals, District Of Columbia Northern States Power Company Petitioners v. DOE
  • State Of Nevada Comments on the U. S. Department Of Energy's Proposed Revisions to the Guidelines For Siting A Nuclear Waste Repository
  • Statement Of Attorney General Frankie Sue Del Papa Regarding The Department Of Energy's Proposed Amendments to 10 CFR 960
  • Proposed DOE Revisions to the Guidelines by which Yucca Mountain is to be Evaluated
  • Governor Miller's Objections to the Proposed Repository Siting Guidelines
  • Don't let DOE Change Nuke Waste Guidelines

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