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Public hearing scheduled about proposed Yankee plant sale - SFGate

Tue Jan 10 16:42:52 EST 2017 | SFgate
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has scheduled a public meeting to start its review process into the proposed sale of the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant. The meeting is scheduled for Jan. 24 at NRC headquarters in Rockville, Maryland. Entergy Nuclear has submitted a request to sell the closed plant to NorthStar Group Services Inc. The Rutland Herald reports ( Neil Sheehan, an NRC spokesman, says people will have a chance to communicate with the NRC staff...


Entergy Corp's Indian Point nuclear power plant in New York state will shut down by April 2021, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Monday, due primarily to its proximity to the hea..
RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has scheduled a public meeting to start its review process into the proposed sale of the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant. The mee..
Entergy Corp's over 40-year old Indian Point nuclear power plant will be shut by 2021 because of concerns for the safety of millions of New Yorkers in and around the Big Apple, Gov..
The Pasco County Commission embarks this week on what could become a lengthy procedure for considering a near doubling of school impact fees. Commissioners will consider Tuesday th..
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The aging Indian Point nuclear power plant in suburban New York will close in 2021 under a deal with Gov. Andrew Cuomo (KWOH'-moh). A person familiar with the a..
FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009 photo, reactor containment domes of the Indian Point nuclear power plant in Buchanan, N.Y. rise above homes just north of the town of Verpla..
Earlier today, the New York Times reported that the Indian Point nuclear power plant will close by 2021. However, a spokesperson for New York Governor Andrew Cuomo told the Times t..
WATCH REPLAY: Brevard County Commissioners voted 3-2 against scheduling a public hearing on Commissioner John Tobia’s proposal that requires public disclosure of meetings between p..
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At issue was the legitimacy of Margaret Sanders’ petition for her candidacy as Rutland Township supervisor. Sanders is completing her second term and is seeking election to a third..
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The aging Indian Point nuclear power plant just north of New York City will close within about four years under a deal with Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who has long argu..
ALBANY, N.Y. -- The aging Indian Point nuclear power plant just north of New York City will close within about four years under a deal with Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who has long argued i..
Snapchat parent Snap Inc. is setting up shop in the U.K., establishing its international headquarters in London. Madhumita Murgia and Hannah Kuchler of Financial Times&nb..
A lynx that was seen in southern Vermont last spring probably has returned north, according to Chris Bernier, furbearerer project leader for the Vermont Fish and Wil..
Jan 9 Entergy Corp * Entergy, ny officials agree on indian point closure in 2020-2021 * Entergy corp - new york state has agreed to drop legal challenges and support renewal of ope..
Rays spring training tickets go on sale at 10 a.m., Jan. 13 exclusively at They will be available at 10 a.m., Jan. 14 at the Charlotte Sports Park box offi..
KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) — A Washington nuclear power plant has set a record for annual generation despite two unexpected outages in 2016. The Tri-City Herald reports (
RAINIER, OR - MAY 21: The 499 ft Trojan Cooling Tower begins to implode as 2,792 pounds of dynamite detonate in the tower beside the Columbia River May 21, 2006 in Rainier, Oregon...
“Never fight with a pig. You’ll just get dirty and the pig likes it." —George Bernard Shaw  Absolutism: Absolute confidence in one’s beliefs. Beliefs held so fi..
The UF/Brevard Extension Service invites you to learn about correct selection, installation and use of child restraints, plus how child restraints work to protect children. BREVARD..
PHOTOS: Shumlin delivered his farewell address on the opening day of the Legislature in the Statehouse in Montpelier on Wednesday Jan. 4, 2017. SOPHIA TRIGG/FREE PRESS MONTPELIER -..
From the stories of algal blooms in Lake Champlain, to the increasing disconnect between young people and the outdoors, to the looming threats posed by a changing climate, environm..
MONTPELIER - Gov. Phil Scott's inauguration this week began with pomp and ceremony but finished with laughter. The cheerful finale that generated chatter in the Statehouse cam..
How many Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretaries have there been total? 15? 19? 17? 16? The correct answer: 16. But don’t worry if you got it wrong, you’re far from..
TAKOMA PARK, Md. (AP) — Investigators say gang members have been robbing drivers from unlicensed ride services. The Washington Post reports ( that according ..
CLAYTON -- At the Clayton Crime Watch meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 11 at 7 p.m., Chief Andrew Davis of the Clayton Police Department will be the guest speaker. Chief Davis will be sp..
The market has been merrily pricing in a recovery in industrial market conditions, most notably in oil and gas-related spending, but the latest results from galvanizing and special..
Apple's plans to manufacture locally in India is moving smoothly with executives from both sides planning to meet later this month.  At a high-profile meeting on Jan. 25, Appl..
The City Council on Tuesday approved executing an agreement with Gold’s Gym and Cove Fitness to provide reduced-rate gym memberships for city employees and their families. The memb..
New York State and Entergy, an investor-owned utility company based in New Orleans, reached an agreement earlier this week to shut down the Indian Point nuclear plant, according to..
The Indian Point nuclear power plant outside New York City will close by 2021, years ahead of schedule, the plant’s owner and state officials announced on Monday.  Indian Poin..
Every NFL team is a mixture of strengths and weaknesses. No team excels in every area. So a good way to examine the forthcoming matchups in the postseason is to look at which units..
Rules that set standards for how buildings should look in one Vermont village are once again at the center of a long-running debate.  The picturesque village of Woodstock is f..
If he is confirmed as secretary of State, Rex Tillerson said he would plan a "full review" of the international accord that blocks Iran's ability to build a nuclear bomb. But appea..
This spring, Neil Diamond will embark on a massive 50th anniversary world tour to celebrate the anniversary of his first single, "Solitary Man," which he released in 1966..