Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Mr. Anthony Z. Roisman, Washington, D. C., with whom Messrs. Myron M. Cherry, Chicago, Ill., and Lewis Drain, Grand Rapids, Mich., were on the brief, for petitioners.
Mr. Marcus A. Rowden, Solicitor, Atomic Energy Commission, with whom Messrs. Howard K. Shapar, Asst. Gen. Counsel, Licensing and Regulation, Atomic Energy Commission, and Edmund Clark, Atty., Department of Justice, were on the brief, for respondents. Mr. William C. Parler, Atty., Atomic Energy Commission, also entered an appearance for respondent Atomic Energy Commission.
Mr. George F. Trowbridge, Washington, D. C., with whom Mr. Jay E. Silberg, Washington, D. C., was on the brief, for intervenor in No. 24,839.
Messrs. George D. Gibson and Arnold H. Quint, Washington, D. C., filed a brief on behalf of Duke Power Company et al. as amici curiae in No. 24,871.
Mr. Roy B. Snapp, Washington, D. C., filed a brief on behalf of Arkansas Power and Light Company as amicus curiae in No. 24,871.
Messrs. Arvin E. Upton, Leonard M. Trosten and Henry V. Nickel, Washington, D. C., filed a brief on behalf of Consolidated Edison Company as amicus curiae in No. 24,871.
Mr. Jerome E. Sharfman, Washington, D. C., filed a brief on behalf of Consumers Power Company as amicus curiae in No. 24,871.
Messrs. H. Edward Dunkelberger, Jr., Christopher M. Little and Peter M. Phillipes, Washington, D. C., filed a brief on behalf of Indiana and Michigan Electric Company and Portland General Electric Company as amici curiae in No. 24,871.
Before WRIGHT, TAMM and ROBINSON, Circuit Judges.
United States Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit.
J. SKELLY WRIGHT, Circuit Judge:
These cases are only the beginning of what promises to become a flood of new litigation — litigation seeking judicial assistance in protecting our natural environment. Several recently enacted statutes attest to the commitment of the Government to control, at long last, the destructive engine of material "progress."1 But it remains to be seen whether the promise of this legislation will become a...
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