Thompson & Pugsley, Practice Areas
Atomic Energy Act (AEA)
The firm has one of the nation's premier nuclear materials practices. The firm offers specific expertise on issues involving regulation of source, byproduct and special nuclear materials and disposal of high and low level radioactive waste, uranium mill tailings and waste management under the Uranium Mill Tailings Radiation Control Act (UMTRCA). The firm has represented major trade associations and corporations on a variety of nuclear fuel cycle issues in federal and state rulemaking proceedings, and also in litigation, enforcement and permitting matters arising under the AEA. The firm has also represented the operators of low-level waste disposal facilities in Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and Agreement State litigation and licensing matters as well as major corporate clients as Superfund sites involving AEA materials and TENORM.