Last updated 5:36AM ET
May 22, 2013
WFCR Local Features
Vermont Legislator Wants Nuclear Plant to Keep Running
The federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission has granted the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant a 20-year extension of its license, which was due to expire in March of 2012. But Vermont lawmakers can bar the plant from gaining a state certificate of public good, which they say is also needed to continue operating. But Vernon Republican State Representative Michael Hebert told WFCR's Bob Paquette he has filed a bill that would bypass the legislature and limit plant oversight to the Public Service Board.
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