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Vermont Yankee Nuclear Plant Owner Entergy Sues State To Stay Open

MONTPELIER, Vt. — The owners of Vermont’s only nuclear power plant filed suit Monday to stop the state from closing the plant, which recently won a 20-year license extension from federal regulators but still needs a state permit.Vermont is …

MONTPELIER, Vt. — The owners of Vermont’s only nuclear power plant filed suit Monday to stop the state from closing the plant, which recently won a 20-year license extension from federal regulators but still needs a state permit.

Vermont is the only state in the country with a law saying both houses of its legislature have to give their approval before regulators can issue a state license for the nuclear plant to continue operating.

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