Future of Vermont Yankee

Bob Kinzel hosts a discussion of where to store nuclear waste long term, how to pay for decommissioning the power plant, and especially what kind of independent safety review needs to be conducted there. Also in the program, we talk with Peter Freyne, the Seven Days columnist who just announced his sudden retirement, and we listen back to some of the voices in the news this week.

Midday Newscast, September 26, 2007

Brattleboro’s beleaguered town government has a new manager; Vermont Public Safety Commissioner Kerry Sleeper says an increase in serious crime over the past year has been alarming; persistent dry weather for the past two months has started to cause some problems; a boater from Vermont is safe after the Coast Guard rescued him and a companion from a homemade boat about one mile off the New Jersey shore.