With tag: vermont_yankee
State Legislatures Group Backs Appeal In VY Case
A group that advocates for state legislatures
has filed court papers saying a federal judge made a mistake in a ruling that sharply
limited the Vermont's authority over the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant.
Entergy Asks Regulators To Alter Orders Limiting Operations
By John Dillon
Public Service Board has allowed Entergy to operate the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant while it reviews the
case for a new 20-year license. But now Entergy wants the board to go back and alter earlier orders that
restricted storage of spent fuel, and limited operation to this past March.
NRC To Hold Public Meeting In Brattleboro
Officials from the
Nuclear Regulatory Commission will be in Brattleboro today to talk about their annual safety assessment of
the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant.
NRC To Hold Public Meeting On May 23
Officials from the
Nuclear Regulatory Commission will be in Brattleboro later this month to talk about their annual safety
assessment of the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant.
Appeals Court Asks For Vt. Yankee Arguments
federal appeals court weighing a water quality permit for the Vermont Yankee
nuclear plant wants lawyers to provide it with written arguments on another
type of water quality permit.
DPS Commissioner To Argue Against VY License Renewal
commissioner of the Vermont Department of Public Service will be in Washington today to argue that the license renewal federal
regulators gave to the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant was issued improperly.
Vermont Yankee Asks For Year In State Permit Case
The owners of the Vermont Yankee nuclear
power plant want the state's utility regulator to give the company more than a
year to file documents that could lead to it being allowed to operate for
another 20 years.
Charges Dropped Against Vermont Yankee Protesters
Prosecutors are dropping criminal trespassing
charges against 136 protesters who were arrested last month at the corporate
offices of the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant.
Senate To Debate Vermont Yankee Tax
The Vermont Senate is set to debate a
miscellaneous tax bill including a new $7.5 million tax on the Vermont Yankee
Hundreds Gather To Protest Vt. Nuclear Plant
More than 1,000 people turned out Saturday on
the Brattleboro town green for a rally to show support for
decommissioning the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant, one of the oldest nuclear
power plants in the country.
Senate Committee Looks At Economic Consequences of Vermont Yankee Closure
By Susan Keese
Members of the state Senate Economic
Development Committee continue to look for ways to deal with the economic
consequences of closing Vermont Yankee. Last year, legislators set aside
$50,000 for a regional study that included a look at the ripple
effects of losing as many as 650 of the region's highest paying jobs.
PSB Orders New Case In Vermont Yankee Relicensing Request
By Ross Sneyd
The Public Service Board has ordered that an entirely new
case be opened into Vermont Yankee's request for a new state operating
license. The decision is a response to the federal court decision that threw out the Legislature's
ability to block the relicensing of the nuclear power plant.
House Advances New Vermont Yankee Tax
The Vermont House has advanced legislation
that hits the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant with a big tax increase. Supporters
say it works out about even for the Vernon reactor, because other payments it makes to the state
Yankee Protesters Turn To Song, Political Theater
than a thousand people gathered in Brattleboro Thursday to protest Vermont
Yankee's continued operation. The
protesters marched three miles from the Brattleboro common to the plant's headquarters. Some
walked on stilts, some carried signs. They sang, they acted, and even committed