Welch says his bill would boost local input on nuke plant cleanups

VERNON — Echoing a theme in Vermont Yankee’s decommissioning, U.S. Rep. Peter Welch says newly introduced federal legislation would increase the influence of state and local governments in nuclear plant cleanups. Welch, D-Vt., announced Wednesday that he had introduced the Nuclear Plant Decommissioning Act as a companion to a Senate bill introduced by U.S. Sen. […]