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New York Nuke Decommissioning Plan Draws AG Challenge

Jan. 22, 2021, 10:39 PM

New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit Friday against the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in a bid to intervene in the decommissioning of Entergy Corp.’s Indian Point nuclear plant upstate.

New York has previously raised concerns about Holtec International Corp.’s proposal to decommission the facility, which includes using $630 million of the plant’s $2.1 billion trust fund for spent-fuel management, rather than for radiological clean-up and dismantling of the facility.

The lawsuit says the commission was wrong to deny New York’s 2020 request to intervene in Entergy’s application to transfer its Indian Point license and decommissioning funds ...