The Elnu Abenaki and the Abenaki Nation of Missisquoi can serve as intervenors in the Public Service Board’s review of the nuclear plant’s proposed sale.
Despite a detailed 2014 assessment of the Vermont Yankee site, state officials say they don’t have enough information about nonradiological contamination at the nuclear plant.
News Release — Vermont Public Service Department March 16, 2016 Contact: Anthony Leshinskie, State Nuclear Engineer (802)272-1714 [email protected] Vermont Public Service Department Announces March 23, 2017 Meeting of the Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel. Montpelier, VT – The Public Service Department today announced the next meeting of the Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel will be […]
VERNON – Because of the winter storm predicted for Tuesday, state officials have canceled a public hearing that day regarding the proposed sale of Vermont Yankee. The Public Service Board’s hearing, which had been scheduled for 7 p.m. at Vernon Elementary School, has not yet been rescheduled. Tuesday’s meeting would have been the first of […]
After receiving multiple requests, Nuclear Regulatory Commission officials have agreed to come and take questions about the Vernon plant’s proposed license transfer.
The state attorney general and Agency of Natural Resources are two of the eight entities that have requested permission to intervene as the Vermont Public Service Board scrutinizes plans to sell the nuclear plant to a New York company.
VERNON – State officials have set a date for the first public hearing on the proposed sale of Vermont Yankee. The Public Service Board’s hearing is scheduled for 7 p.m. March 14 at Vernon Elementary School, 381 Governor Hunt Road in Vernon. The hearing will be preceded at 6 p.m. by a public informational session […]
The advantage to Vermonters of the sale of Vermont Yankee to NorthStar can be summed up this way: sooner rather than later.
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and the Conservation Law Foundation cite economic, safety and environmental issues.
The group gets some administrative aid from the state. But some argue that, with Vermont Yankee up for sale, it’s time for the panel to hire its own experts.
In more than 200 pages, NorthStar Group Services Inc. lays out its argument for buying the Vernon plant from Entergy. The company wants an NRC ruling by year’s end.
The Public Service Board’s schedule for reviewing the transaction calls for two public hearings in Vernon – a response to those who had lobbied for more opportunities for comment.
Elizabeth Miller won’t be working for Entergy as the company seeks to sell the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant.
The Vernon nuclear plant’s decommissioning trust fund has decreased by about 15 percent since the end of 2014. But Entergy says its projects so far have been under budget and on schedule.