Hundreds Protest Vermont Yankee

Hundreds of people who rallied in protest of the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant over the weekend, and they say it’s time for the 41-year-old reactor to shut down.

Shumlin Says He’s Confident Vt. Yankee Will Close

Thursday marks a year from the date when Governor Peter Shumlin hoped the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant would shut down. Instead, the reactor is still operating and the state is locked in a legal battle in federal court with Yankee’s owner, the Entergy Corporation.

NRC Gives Yankee Good Grades For 2012

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant did a good job last year in protecting public health and safety. The nuclear agency released its annual assessment report on Thursday.

Panel Rejects Some Of VY Critic’s Evidence

he Vermont Public Service Board says it will consider some, but not all, of a prominent nuclear critic’s testimony as it weighs whether to give the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant a new state permit.

PSB May Hear From Vt. Yankee Critic

A long-time critic of the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant is to testify before the state Public Service Board, if plant owner Entergy Corp. doesn’t succeed in blocking that testimony.

Vermont Bill Holds VY To Shutdown Promise

Vermont lawmakers are looking to firm up a promise made by the owner of the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant that it would take extra steps to clean up the plant’s Vernon site after it shuts down.