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Citizens Oversight Board

Citizens Oversight Board

BUCHANAN – The closure of the Indian Point plant is scheduled to begin next year,  and members of the community say they are already thinking of the safest ways that officials should proceed. They tell News 12 that they’d like to see the state implement a citizens oversight board to act as a watchdog for...
Vermont Yankee sale to NorthStar generates new questions

Vermont Yankee sale to NorthStar generates new questions

VERNON — Corey Daniels, decommissioning director at the former Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant, stepped to the microphone under a color-splashed mural. “Big picture,” he said of the larger job at hand, “there are a lot of moving parts.” And, as the state’s Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel is learning, there are also a lot of monitoring...
State reassures skeptics on decommissioning

State reassures skeptics on decommissioning

VERNON — State Sen. Mark MacDonald, D-Orange, said that while Windham County may be glad the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant is being dismantled and cleaned up decades ahead of schedule, the rest of Vermont is worried there isn’t enough money set aside to do the job. But state officials reassured the longtime senator that...
Studio 54, Lafayette Theater Photos

Studio 54, Lafayette Theater Photos