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Decision follows 24 groups' June petition in wake of major waste confidence rule decision; most reactor projects already stymied by bad economics and cheaper fuel alternatives.
A third of the population in the U.S., or roughly 120 million people, lives within a 50 mile radius of a nuclear reactor. Current emergency planning rules require utilities to develop and exercise emergency evacuation plans within a 10 mile radius around reactors.