• Groups: Vt. should consider nuke’s financial shape
    August 06,2013
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
     
    The Associated Press

    BRATTLEBORO — Two groups critical of the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant want state regulators to consider the financial condition of plant owner Entergy Corp. as they prepare to decide whether to give the plant a new state permit.

    The New England Coalition and the Vermont Public Interest Research Group point to recent news of declining earnings at Louisiana-based Entergy and layoffs of workers, including at Vermont Yankee.

    The Vermont Public Service Board is expected to rule this fall on whether to grant Vermont Yankee a state permit to operate through 2032. The plant got a 20-year extension of its federal license from the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

    The groups are asking the board to order Entergy to turn over any documents related to further staff reductions at Vermont Yankee.
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
    2 Comments
    MORE IN This Just In
    BARRE - A Vermont state representative has admitted to one count of negligent driving... Full Story
    MONTPELIER The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is urging residents to avoid attracting... Full Story

    MONKTON — A woman who occupied a tree to block pipeline construction... Full Story
    More Articles