Vermont Yankee

The Public Service Board says that any documents turned over to the state on the proposed sale of Vermont Yankee will become public records.

The company that wants to buy Vermont Yankee says it should be able to keep some of its documents private during the state regulatory process.

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The Public Service Board says the Missisquoi Abenaki Tribe can take part in the regulatory hearings for the proposed sale of the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant.

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The state has scheduled its first public hearing on the proposed sale of the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant.

The Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel wants federal regulators to schedule a meeting in Windham County as Entergy seeks approval to sell the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant.

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A New York firm says it can decommission the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant for far less money, and in much less time, than previously projected. But nuclear watchdogs say the “seductive” proposal needs intense scrutiny before regulators allow the deal to proceed.

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has scheduled its first meeting with the company that wants to purchase and decommission Vermont Yankee.

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Vernon officials Wednesday night heard a pitch from former Google executive Matt Dunne, who said the Vermont Yankee property could be the perfect fit for a data center.

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You may have been paying attention to other news, but on Election Day last week, Entergy announced plans to sell the shuttered Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant. The deal still needs to be approved, but it could speed up the decommissioning process by decades.

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Entergy says it wants to sell the shuttered Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant to Northstar Group Services, a firm that specializes in the dismantling and remediation of energy plants.

courtesy, 'Power Struggle'

It's been nearly two years since the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant shut down for the last time. The debate over closing the plant is the subject of a new documentary, Power Struggle, that will be airing on HBO.

A new report gives details on the economic, social and land use lessons learned from the shutdown of the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant in Vernon.

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The Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant closed in December 2014, and now the plant is auctioning off decades worth of accumulated inventory.

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The Vermont Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security is reducing its emergency plan around the shuttered Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant in Vernon.

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Energy leaders from across the state met in Vernon this week to help the town plan for life after Vermont Yankee.

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Entergy Vermont Yankee has agreed to fund at least two more years of emergency planning around the shuttered nuclear power plant in Vernon.

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The Public Service Board has approved Entergy Vermont Yankee's request to build a second dry fuel storage pad in Vernon.

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A federal appeals court says spent nuclear fuel can remain on site after a nuclear reactor closes.

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Vermont state agencies will be able to bill Entergy Vermont Yankee for charges incurred while monitoring the decommissioning of the shuttered Vernon nuclear power plant.

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A federal appeals court says Entergy Vermont Yankee violated the Fair Labor Standards Act when it failed to pay overtime to its security shift supervisors.

The 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals this week ruled in favor of four VY employees who said they were owed more than 5,500 hours of overtime pay.

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