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NRC Safety Panel Splits Rulings on Vermont Yankee

By Pat Bradley


Vernon, Vt – A Nuclear Regulatory Commission panel, which heard testimony earlier this year on challenges to Vermont Yankee's license renewal, has issued its decision on those contentions. The panel rejected two challenges, but also said the owners of the nuclear plant must do a more detailed analysis of metal fatigue before the plant can renew its operating license for 20 years. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.