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Vermont Yankee Nuclear Plant

State's Only Nuclear Plant To Close By End Of 2014

AP | DAVE GRAM | Posted 10.27.2013 | Green

MONTPELIER, Vt. — Vermont's only nuclear power plant will shut down by the end of next year, ending a nasty legal battle over the future of the ...

Attorneys General Fight for Public Access in Nuclear Issues

Roger Witherspoon | Posted 10.02.2013 | Green
Roger Witherspoon

The Attorneys General of New York and Vermont have joined the fight against California's San Onofre nuclear power plant in an effort to stop federal regulators from erasing all record of a judicial ruling that the public has a right to intervene before major amendments are granted to an operating license.

Vermont Governor Takes Heat for Warming Up To Wal-Mart

Al Norman | Posted 03.28.2013 | Business
Al Norman

Does Gpv. Shumlin seriously think Vermonters are going to spend more money simply because they have another place to buy Chinese-made underwear? Cutting the retail pie thinner does not create net new jobs.

Vermont To Argue Against Nuclear License Renewal

AP | Posted 07.08.2012 | Green

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A top Vermont utility regulator is heading to Washington to argue in a court hearing that the license renewal given last year...

Hundreds Expected At Nuclear Protest

AP | WILSON RING | Posted 05.22.2012 | Green

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) — A 93-year-old anti-nuclear activist was among more than 130 protesters arrested at the corporate headquarters of the Vermont...

America's Reckless Nuclear Policies Have Got to End

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard | Posted 05.20.2012 | Green
Rep. Tulsi Gabbard

We shouldn't gamble away another cent towards this destructive and dangerous energy technology. I will fight to end these spending policies and instead aim federal funding toward clean, safe, renewable energy -- the type that we can all feel comfortable living next to.

Nuclear Power Company Fights To Store Radioactive Waste

AP | DAVE GRAM | Posted 04.29.2012 | Green

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Entergy Corp., which owns the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant, said Monday night it would appeal a federal judge's order allowin...

Watchdog Group: Start Over On Vermont Nuclear Plant Permit

AP | DAVE GRAM | Posted 04.04.2012 | Green

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A group critical of the Entergy Corp.'s Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant told state utility regulators Thursday they need t...

Fire At Nuclear Plant Office Called Suspicious

AP | BRIAN WITTE | Posted 11.20.2011 | Green

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. — Someone set an early morning fire at the corporate offices of a nuclear power plant that is fighting to stay open, police sai...

Vermont Yankee Nuclear Plant Trial Wraps Up

AP | By DAVE GRAM | Posted 11.15.2011 | Green

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. -- An Entergy Corp. lawyer argued Wednesday in the court battle over Vermont's refusal to extend the life of a nuclear power plant th...

Nuclear Power Plant Trial: VP Says Firm Agreed To State Oversight

AP | DAVE GRAM | Posted 11.13.2011 | Green

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. — A vice president of the company that owns the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant said Tuesday he wrote a letter almost three ...

'Can A Small State Tell A $11.2 Billion Corp. To Pack Up Its Nuclear Plant And Go Home?'

AP | DAVE GRAM | Posted 11.11.2011 | Green

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. — A federal judge is about to be asked to take a first crack at this question: In early 21st-century America, can a small state...

Health Officials: Radioactive Tritium Leaked From Vermont Nuclear Plant Into River

AP | By DAVE GRAM | Posted 10.17.2011 | Green

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) -- Health officials say a radioactive form of hydrogen that leaked from a Vermont nuclear plant into soil and groundwater has rea...

The Death Of A Nuclear Giant

AP | DAVE GRAM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

MONTPELIER, Vt. — Vermont's piece of the nuclear age, launched four decades ago, seems to be coming to a close, even as advocates push for a ren...