Analysis: Legal Basis For Entergy’s Suit

A long-anticipated lawsuit announced yesterday by Entergy, which owns the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant, contests the role the state says it has in determining the plant’s future. VPR’s John Dillon talks with VPR’s Jane Lindholm about the legal issues at stake, and the practical implications for Vermont Yankee while the case works its way through court.

Privacy In Public Spaces

We discuss the ubiquity of cameras in public spaces, and the social and legal limits of being photographed in public. Also, what a New York regulatory decision means for Entergy’s plan to spin off the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant.

Midday Newscast: November 25, 2008

A federal review panel says Entergy Vermont Yankee should not be allowed to operate after 2012 unless it conducts a more detailed analysis of aging metal components; community groups and restaurants already have begun to serve meals of turkey and all the trimmings;