With tag: entergy_nuclear
Vermont Yankee End Date Comes, And Goes
By Jane Lindholm
Wednesday marks the date that Vermont Yankee's original
40-year operating license ends. But supporters and opponents of the nuclear
power plant are enmeshed in legal and regulatory proceedings about
extending the license, and the plant continues to produce
Nuclear Watchdog Group: 'We Told You So' On Towers
A nuclear watchdog group is reacting to a suit by Vermont utilities over
failures of the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant's cooling towers by saying
they warned of just such problems.
Vermont Yankee tries to repair leak
officials say power has been reduced at Vermont Yankee while technicians try to
find and repair a leak of river water into the plant's cooling system.
Without contract, Yankee vote off table
leaders want to know what Vermont Yankee will charge utilities for electricity
before they vote on whether to extend its operating license another 20 years.
Entergy apologizes for mishaps at nuclear plant
An Entergy Nuclear
official says the company has replaced several employees following two recent
leaks of radioactive water at the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power plant.
Towns to vote on Vermont Yankee
It's not up to
them, but voters around Vermont
will voice their opinions come Town Meeting Day on whether Vermont Yankee
nuclear plant should stay open.
Radioactive water leak found at Vermont Yankee
officials say the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant was undergoing a repair
Wednesday after a broken valve was leaking radioactive water inside the nuclear
VY spokesman: Talks on future power deal still on
A Vermont Yankee
nuclear plant official says negotiations on a future deal to sell power to the
state's retail utilities remain under way, despite indications they may have
reached an impasse this past week.