BLUE RIDGE ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENSE LEAGUE: Groups: NRC Refusal to Require Fukushima Safety Enhancements for Vogtle Reactors Will Force
Filing of Federal Court Action
April 16, 2012: An adverse decision by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) reached today will force parties concerned about the already troubled Vogtle nuclear reactor project in Georgia to file a motion this week in federal court, according to representatives of nine organizations that are seeking to slow down the Vogtle project so that necessary post-Fukushima safety enhancements can be taken into account on the front end, before billions of ratepayer dollars are spent.
Groups' Press Release
Press Advisory: NRC Rejects Vogtle Motion
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