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Introduction
I.  History of the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982
    A.  The “One-Time-Through” Fuel Cycle
    B.  Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982
    C.  Yucca Mountain Repository
II.  The Litigation of the NWPA
    A.  Indiana Michigan Power Co. v. DOE
    B.  Northern States Power Company, et al., v. United States Department of Energy
    C.  Federal Claims Court Suits
III.  Attempted Resolutions
IV.  A Likely Resolution
    A.  Legislative Solutions Considered by Congress
    B.  Judicial Solutions
    C.  Utilities’ Solutions
    D.  Federal Preemption of State Laws
V.  A New Legislative Approach
Conclusion