The consultant Entergy hired to look for nonradiological contaminants such as oil or PCBs didn’t do any testing or soil sampling. State officials say a more thorough assessment is needed.
Officials gave VTDigger a glimpse of the process as crews and a tracked transporter called Cletus moved the plant’s 19th loaded cask.
NorthStar Group Services has signed a contract for preliminary work it says could hasten decommissioning and save $12 million. Regulators have not yet approved the sale.
NorthStar Group Services is now owned by the private equity firm J.F. Lehman & Co. The deal is said to have pumped more resources into NorthStar.
Taking advantage of a new legislative provision, residents OK’d withdrawing from a regional education district to preserve school choice and pursue alternative Act 46 solutions.
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A wooden bulkhead failed at the century-old dam, which is one of 13 hydroelectric stations that Great River Hydro bought from TransCanada this spring.
If Vermont Yankee is sold, Washington, D.C.-based AREVA Nuclear Materials will be in charge of cutting up, packaging and transporting the reactor to a disposal site in Texas.
Language in a bill approved last week by the Legislature allows Vernon to extricate itself from a regional educational union. That may break a logjam in merger talks.
The state Department of Environmental Conservation’s upgrade of the Bear Gum Swamp’s wetland classification has some in Vernon worried about stricter restrictions on logging and trails.
The Vernon Selectboard wants the state to OK NorthStar Group Services’ purchase of the plant. The chairman says he’s confident in the company’s proposal and wary of “internet scientists” who question it.
Vernon stands poised to contribute to new cutting edge power generation – which has become something of a habit for our small town in the southeastern corner of Vermont.
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.
A detective asked the town clerk for accounts payable warrants presented to the Vernon Select Board in December 2015.