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Petition of the day

The petition of the day is:


Issue: Whether the Atomic Energy Act pre-empts a state law that on its face regulates an activity within its jurisdiction (here uranium mining), but has the purpose and effect of regulating the radiological safety hazards of activities entrusted to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (here, the milling of uranium and the management of the resulting tailings).

Recommended Citation: Aurora Barnes, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Jun. 29, 2017, 10:22 PM),