The company’s CEO has been talking with Windham County leaders about plans to clean up Vermont Yankee.
Vermont Public Service Board
The department says Great River Hydro’s purchase of 13 hydroelectric stations on the Connecticut and Deerfield rivers “will promote the general good of the state.”
The Elnu Abenaki Tribe, saying the area sits on “culturally significant homelands,” filed to intervene in a state review of the nuclear plant’s proposed purchase.
The request comes after officials at the Public Service Department, which endorsed the project, said they act based on legislative direction.
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.
Analysts now expect the oil supply-demand equation to balance and end the glut in 2017, in effect bringing a calm. A calm before the storm.
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 Northwest Regional Planning Commission said the project “did not conform to the 2015 regional plan.”
They went into effect without the usual vetting by the Legislature. The chair of the committee that reviews rules says the Public Service Board may have overstepped.
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 buyer of FairPoint Communications wants to complete the sale within six months. The companies face questions about customer service and union relations.
The investigation focuses on an outage from Jan. 5, 2016.