The owner of Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant wants to halt some emergency steps in place for communities within 10 miles of the facility, including disaster drills and warning sirens.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission will hold a public meeting and comment session Thursday on plans to fully decommission Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant.
Entergy Corporation announced Tuesday that it plans to close the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant by the end of next year.
Anti-nuclear activists are applauding Vermont’s Attorney General for signing a multi-state letter calling on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to examine potential public safety hazards posed by re-licensing the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant in Vernon. WFCR’s Tina Antolini reports.