Douglas likely to veto decommissioning bill

It looks likely that Governor Jim Douglas will veto a bill relating to the decommissioning of Vermont Yankee.  The bill says that if Vermont Yankee is transferred to a new limited liability company, the new company has to prove it can cover the full cost of dismantling the plant.

House approves bill aimed at Vermont Yankee

The House today overcame objections from the business community and approved a bill targeted at the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant. The bill says the plant owners have to guarantee that there’s enough money available to dismantle the plant after it’s shut down.