Vermont Yankee

Courtesy NRC and Entergy Corp.

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.

Courtesy NRC and Entergy Corp.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Entergy/NRC

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.

Entergy/NRC

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.

Entergy/NRC

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.

Entergy/NRC

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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