Group Wants New Inspection of Nuke Plant

Vernon, VT – The Vermont Public Service Board is being asked to reject a recent inspection of the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant. The nuclear watchdog group New England Coalition says the engineering assessment done by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission does not satisfy requirements laid out by the state board when it gave conditional approval last March to a proposed 20-percent power boost at the Vernon reactor. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.