NRC: No ‘turf war’ over VY

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is disputing an industry critic’s assertion that an appeal by NRC staff of a quasi-judicial review panel’s determination on the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant represents a "turf war."

NRC says Vermont Yankee must study metal fatigue

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. The decision marks the first time that the three-judge panel has ruled against a company’s application for a license extension. But Yankee says it’s already doing the studies that the panel has called for.

Midday Newscast: July 14, 2008

Here are the top stories at noon: Lieutenant Governor Brian Dubie wants the governor to call a special legislative session to consider a series of legislative reforms; The Nuclear Regulator Commission is sending experts to investigate a cooling tower leak at Vermont Yankee; Progressive gubernatorial candidate Anthony Pollina is proposing a new credit card…