Vermont Yankee

New England News
5:15 pm
Mon December 29, 2014

Nuclear Plant Stops Producing Power

Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant
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The Vermont Yankee Nuclear Plant is no longer generating power.

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New England News
6:30 pm
Wed December 24, 2014

Vermont Yankee To Shut Down Permanently On Monday

Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant
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In the latest example of a national trend, next Monday — after years of contentious debate, protests and criticism — the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant will permanently shut down, marking a new era for Vernon, Vermont.

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New England News
8:51 am
Mon December 15, 2014

$814K Offered For Projects After VT Plant Closes

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Five Windham County projects have been selected to receive $814,000 in grants after the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant shuts down.

Last year after the plant's owner, Entergy Nuclear, announced it was closing the plant, it agreed to contribute $10 million over five years for economic development in the county.

But Gov. Peter Shumlin said when he reviewed the 24 proposals, he found most didn't offer the "transformational new jobs and economic opportunity we were hoping for."

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New England News
9:20 pm
Mon October 27, 2014

Vermont Nuke Plant To Test Emergency Sirens

Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant
Credit Courtesy NRC and Entergy Corp.

The Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant is going to be testing its emergency sirens in three states.

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New England News
11:30 am
Sun October 19, 2014

Vermont Yankee Says Shutdown To Cost $1.24 Billion

Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant
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The Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant has released a new estimate of what it will cost to decommission the reactor, manage high-level radioactive waste and restore the plant site.

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New England News
10:20 pm
Tue September 16, 2014

Vermont Yankee Reducing Power Production

Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant
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The Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant has begun a gradual reduction of the electricity that it generates that will end with the plant shutting down in December.

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New England News
7:45 pm
Tue September 9, 2014

Six Appointed to Vermont Nuke Decommissioning Panel

Vermont Yankee
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Vermont's Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel has been created and six members have been appointed.

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New England News
8:30 pm
Fri August 15, 2014

Texas Low-Level Waste Site Used By Vermont Could Grow

Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant
Credit Courtesy NRC and Entergy Corp.

The Texas facility where the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant ships its low-level radioactive waste may be poised to grow.

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New England News
7:15 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

Entergy Submits Petition For Expanded Spent Fuel Storage

Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant
Credit Courtesy NRC and Entergy Corp.

The owner of Vermont Yankee has taken a step to fulfill one of the items in an agreement with the state leading to the shut down of the nuclear power plant.

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North Country News
9:30 pm
Fri May 9, 2014

Meeting Scheduled To Discuss Energy Payment

Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant
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The Vermont Clean Energy Development Board has scheduled a public meeting on a $5.3 million payment to the state by the owner of the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant for clean energy development.

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