Regional Report: Vermont Yankee's First Tax Deal Since The Shutdown

Jan 23, 2015

What's the value of a dormant nuclear power plant?

That's the question facing folks in Vernon now that Vermont Yankee has shut down for good - after more than four decades in operation.

Vernon officials recently negotiated a new tax deal with plant owner Entergy, the first since the shut-down, and that's the subject of today's Friday Regional Report.

VPR's Mitch Wertlieb spoke about the deal with Brattleboro Reformer reporter Mike Faher.