"Court Allows Foreign Nuclear Waste Shipment to Utah"

"A Salt Lake City-based company can import Italian nuclear waste for disposal in Utah, a federal judge ruled Friday.

Judge Ted Stewart of the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah Central Division ruled that EnergySolutions cannot be prohibited from bringing 1,600 tons of low-level radioactive waste, or LLRW, from Italy to the company's facility in Clive, Utah."

Katherine Ling reports for Greenwire in the New York Times May 18, 2009.

Source: NYTimes, 05/19/2009