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Chp 43 Case Problem

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Chapter 43 Case Problem - Rulemaking Procedures - Vermont Yankee v Natural Resources Defense Council


Read the case - Vermont Yankee v Natural Resources Defense Council - 435 US 519 (1978) -


1. Look at the Vermont Yankee Nuclear plant - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vermont_Yankee
also look at  whiteboard and another screencast


2. Read the Case 


3. Read the Summary of the Case  


3. Watch the Screencast of the case     



Answer the following questions: 



1. Explain the Court of Appeals holding "that rejection of energy conservation on the basis of the `threshold test' [435 U.S. 519, 550] was "capricious and arbitrary"


2. The USSC agreed with the Court of Appeals on the above holding? true or false. If false, explain why.




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