A nonradiological site investigation report on the Vermont Yankee nuclear power station has uncovered no new contamination, the commissioner of the Department of Environmental Conservation said Wednesday.
Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant and the administration of President Donald Trump have ridden to the rescue of troubled Windham County. That’s the “story behind the story” of recent headlines.
Bernie Sanders also told the town hall audience “we should phase out” nuclear power plants — the country’s largest source of greenhouse gas-emissions free electricity.
The editorial followed last week’s decision by the state of Connecticut to keep open the Millstone nuclear power facility to prevent further regional losses in greenhouse gas-free electricity generation.
Windham Regional Commission and the Town of Vernon now have the ability to plan for a future in which redevelopment may begin in as early as 10 years.
The decommissioning regulatory process is meant to vet applications and approve the good ones, not to chase them away. It is my hope that the flood of anti-nuclear and anti-manufacturing regulations unleashed by the state of Vermont reached their high-water mark in the previous administration and are now receding.
If a picture is worth a thousand words, how many words are two videos worth?