With tag: vermont_yankee
VY Still Online, Without Vermont Utility Contracts
By Bob Kinzel
of Wednesday, the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant no longer provides electricity to utilities
in the state. The plant's operating license expires today but the
facility is being allowed to stay online until a federal lawsuit over the
authority of the Legislature has been resolved.
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
Judge Says State Can't Shut Down VY Over Waste
A federal judge has issued another green
light for the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant to keep operating, and the Vermont
Public Service Board appears to be going along.
Governor Peter Shumlin
By Bob Kinzel
Governor Peter Shumlin discusses the future of the Waterbury office complex, his plan to build a 25-bed psychiatric hospital and to add beds at Rutland Regional Medical Center and Brattleboro Retreat.
Legal Wrangling Over VY's Future Continues
The legal arguments over the future of the
Vermont Yankee nuclear plant continue, with parties to file this week on how
the state Public Service Board should handle its review of a new state permit
for the plant.
Board Sets Own Pace On VY Future
The Vermont Public Service Board says it will
set its own pace in deciding whether the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant
gets a state permit to operate for another 20 years.
Entergy Appeals Vermont Yankee Ruling
The company that owns the Vermont Yankee nuclear
plant is appealing a federal court order allowing the plant to stay open past
its originally scheduled shutdown date.