The United States Supreme Court held that a federal statute offering the states an option between two unconstitutionally coercive regulatory techniques- either accepting ownership of radioactive waste generated within the state or regulating radioactive waste disposal according to Congress' direction-was beyond Congress' enumerated powers and infringed upon state sovereignty reserved by the Tenth Amendment.
New York v United States, ___ US ___, 112 S Ct 2408 (1992).
Constitutional Law - Tenth Amendment - State Sovereignty as a Limit on Congressional Power,
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