WCAX: Protests at Vt Yankee as its license expires

Mar 22, 2012 No Comments by

Reposted from WXAC.   VERNON, Vt. – Members of the New England Peace Pagoda marched toward the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant in Vernon just after noon Wednesday. They’ve been traveling the country by foot protesting nuclear power.

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Bennington Banner: GMP head sees merger pluses

Dec 02, 2011 No Comments by

Reposted from Bennington Banner.   BENNINGTON — Green Mountain Power Corp.’s pending acquisition of Central Vermont Public Service Corp. will allow for better service and cost-savings for ratepayers, according to GMP CEO Mary Powell.

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VTDigger: Page: State energy plan would send state backwards

Nov 16, 2011 No Comments by

Reposted from VTDigger.   Editor’s note: Guy Page is communications director of the Vermont Energy Partnership, a 90-member organization of labor groups, individuals, not-for-profits, development organizations, and businesses, including Entergy, owner of Vermont Yankee.

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VTDigger: Public Service Board approves Green Mountain Power, Seabrook deal

Nov 13, 2011 No Comments by

Reposted from VTDigger.   Green Mountain Power’s 23-year agreement to purchase power from a New Hampshire nuclear power plant is a sure bet.

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Rutland Herald: Entergy orders fuel for Yankee

Jul 26, 2011 No Comments by

Reposted here from the Rutland Herald. By SUSAN SMALLHEER Staff Writer – Published: July 26, 2011   Entergy Corp. has placed a $65 million bet on the future of its Vermont Yankee nuclear plant.   The company announced Monday that its board of directors approved the purchase of the fuel, setting the stage for Yankee’s […]

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Rutland Herald: Yankee contamination appears to be spreading

Feb 09, 2011 No Comments

Reposted here from the Rutland Herald. By Susan Smallheer Staff Writer – Published: February 8, 2011 BRATTLEBORO — The Department of Health announced Monday another well at the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant showed radioactive contamination, but at very low levels.

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Wind is Not the Energy Solution for Vermont

Jul 09, 2010 No Comments

Commentary in Sunday Times Argus/Rutland Herald — not on-line. p. D7 May 9, 2010 Wind is not the energy solution for Vermont By Annette Smith Wind industry boosters of late have been talking about the need to send a clear message to developers that there is “consistency” in our regulatory process to encourage building wind […]

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