7 B. U. J. Sci. & Tech. L. 140 (2001)
Nuclear Native America: Nuclear Waste and Liability on the Skull Valley Goshute Reservation

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NUCLEAR NATIVE AMERICA: NUCLEAR WASTE AND
LIABILITY ON THE SKULL VALLEY GOSHUTE
RESERVATION
John Karl Gross *
I.    INTRODUCTION  ..................................................................................... 140
II.   THE HISTORY AND REGULATION OF ATOMIC ENERGY ........................ 143
Ell.  THE PROBLEM OF NUCLEAR WASTE .................................................... 145
A. Nuclear Power and Nuclear Waste .............................................. 145
B. The Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 ......................................... 147
IV.   THE SKULL VALLEY GOSHUTES AND PRIVATE FUEL STORAGE ........... 150
V.    APPLICABILITY OF THE PRICE-ANDERSON ACT TO PRIVATE FUEL
STORAGE'S  ISFSI ................................................................................. 153
VI. EXEMPTION OF THE SKULL VALLEY GOSHuTES FROM LIABILITY
UNDER THE PRICE-ANDERSON ACT ...................................................... 156
VII. EXTENDED OPERATION AND DECOMMISSIONING OF THE ISFSI
FACILITY  .............................................................................................. 158
A. Concerns Over the Extended Operation and
Decommissioning of a Spent Fuel Storage Facility ..................... 158
B. Operation and Decommissioning of a Government-Operated
M RS  Facility ................................................................................. 159
C. Operation and Decommissioning of a Privately Operated
ISFSI Facility  ............................................................................... 160
D. Recommendation for Insuring Extended Operation and
Decommissioning of the ISFSI Facility ........................................ 161
VIII. RECOVERY UNDER THE PRICE-ANDERSON ACT ................................... 162
A. Jurisdiction under the Price-Anderson Act .................................. 162
B. Recovery under the Price-Anderson Act ...................................... 164
C. Recommendations to Enhance Recovery by the Goshutes ........... 166
IX .  CONCLUSION  ........................................................................................ 167
I.  INTRODUCTION
The United States' brief experience with commercial nuclear power has left
the country with a long-term problem---disposing of the highly radioactive
B.S.M.E., 1994, Marquette University; J.D. (anticipated), 2001, Boston University
School of Law.

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