The article's authors pointed out that the Price-Anderson Act
of 1957 limits the legal liability of the nuclear industry at $13.
161) One specific feature of the Price-Anderson Act
is that it has been regularly revised at approximately ten years intervals.
Congress's attempt to answer that question is the Price-Anderson Act
, a broad statute addressing claims by the victims of a major nuclear accident.
District Judge Audrey Fleissig, Eastern District of Missouri, found that prior cases interpreting the Price-Anderson Act
lends itself to interesting observations.
The US had to draft the Price-Anderson act
to protect the industry from large-scale nuclear accidents.
The American nuclear insurance industry, concerned about possible renewal of the Price-Anderson Act
and tort claims from nuclear workers, is still receiving claims in connection with the 1979 accident at Three Mile Island.
These figures were updated when the Energy Policy Act of 2005 extended the Price-Anderson Act
Much of that is due to the structure of the 51-year-old Price-Anderson Act
, the federal law governing liability for the U.
In 1954, the Atomic Energy Act Amendments created a licensing system for private nuclear power operators, and in 1957, Congress passed the Price-Anderson Act
, which indemnifies private operators in the event of a nuclear accident.
is addressed by the Price-Anderson Act
(primarily Section 170 of the
DOE nuclear workers are protected under the Price-Anderson Act