Vermont Yankee

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7:15 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

Entergy Submits Petition For Expanded Spent Fuel Storage

Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant
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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
Credit Entergy/NRC

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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North Country News
10:45 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

Vermont Developing Rules For Post-Nuke Grants

Vermont Yankee
Credit Entergy/NRC

The Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development is creating guidelines to distribute grant money that will help Windham County after the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant shuts down.

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North Country News
6:30 pm
Tue April 15, 2014

Conference Assesses Socioeconomic Impact Of Nuclear Plant Closure

Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant
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A conference at Landmark College earlier this month focused on the socioeconomic ramifications of Vermont Yankee’s closure and how lessons learned here — and previous nuclear plant closures — could aid other communities facing future nuclear plant shutdowns.

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North Country News
11:30 pm
Wed January 8, 2014

VT Nuclear Plant Signs Agreement With Town of Vernon

Vermont Yankee
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The select board in the Vermont town of Vernon has signed a contract with the owner of the closing Vermont Yankee nuclear plant that will stabilize the town's tax base through March 2015.

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North Country News
7:30 pm
Fri December 27, 2013

Vermont Yankee Deal Could Be Roadmap For Others

Vermont Yankee
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The recent deal to end litigation and provide a path to decommissioning the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant could also provide a roadmap for other states.

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North Country News
12:30 pm
Tue December 24, 2013

Vermont And Entergy Reach Agreement On Future Of Vermont Yankee Operations

Vermont Yankee
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After years of contentious debate and legal battles, the state of Vermont and Entergy, the company that owns the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant announced on Monday afternoon that a settlement has been reached that will end all ongoing litigation and delineate a compressed decommissioning schedule.

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North Country News
5:45 pm
Wed December 11, 2013

District Court Returns Appeal On Nuclear Plant Tax To State Court

Vermont Yankee
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The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan ruled Tuesday that a generating tax imposed by the state on Vermont's only nuclear plant is legal and sent the appeal back to the state court.

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North Country News
11:30 pm
Wed October 23, 2013

VT Panel Urges Prompt Nuke Decommissioning

Vermont Yankee
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A panel that advises Vermont state policy makers on activities at the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant wants the plant to be dismantled promptly after it stops operating next year.

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North Country News
10:00 am
Sun October 20, 2013

VT Panel: No Decision on Nuke Decommissioning

Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant
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A Vermont state panel that oversees the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant has put off a decision on whether it wants to urge a quick decommissioning for the plant, which is due to close late next year.

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