But the company says some environmental studies still aren’t done for the Connecticut River generating stations, and there’s a “long way to go” in the process.
Great River Hydro LLC, a subsidiary of a Boston firm, is the new owner of hydro dams that had been owned and operated by TransCanada Corp. since 2005.
Advocates had seen such a system as one way to combat the loss of Vermont Yankee. But town officials have suspended the project, citing a lack of interest.
AREVA Nuclear Materials is defending the timing, cost and safety of a plan to accelerate the cleanup of Vermont Yankee.
Sheriff Keith Clark said he believes the purchase of 30 cameras “protects the deputies and protects the public.” But storing large amounts of video presents challenges.
The NewBrook and Townshend elementary schools have readings above the federal “action level.” Mitigation steps are planned, but officials say there are no immediate health concerns.
The state has cited Brattleboro Memorial, saying it didn’t tell a patient of a potential cancer in 2014, then failed to thoroughly investigate the incident. The hospital has a corrective plan.
The Vermont Public Service Board says Great River Hydro, a subsidiary of a Boston company, can buy 13 hydroelectric stations on the Connecticut and Deerfield rivers.
Drug abuse prevention and recovery workers stress the need for more open and frank discussions with young people – starting in elementary schools.
Many who spoke at a meeting in Vernon want the former nuclear plant site cleaned up quickly. But they’re not yet convinced that NorthStar – the proposed buyer – can do it right.
The state is seeking public comment on a permit allowing the nuclear plant to use the Connecticut River for cooling systems. Officials say that use has decreased greatly since the plant’s shutdown, leading to much less heated water being discharged into the river.
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission says a plan to send 200,000 gallons of Vermont Yankee’s radioactive wastewater to Idaho will not have significant environmental impacts. Entergy wants to use the facility as a backup disposal site.
Due to previous EB-5 funding delays, a state deadline for Mount Snow’s 120 million gallon snowmaking project has been pushed to October 2018.