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Entergy Asks For OK To Transfer Indian Point's License

Entergy Asks For OK To Transfer Indian Point’s License

Entergy Corporation has asked for approval to transfer the license of Indian Point Energy Center, officials say. A License Transfer Application was filed with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission through the affiliates of Entergy Corporation and Holtec International on Friday, Nov. 22. The application requests approval for the transfer of the NRC licenses for the...

Five years after its shutdown, Windham County still feels loss of Vermont Yankee

This is an interesting observation from a resident and member of the Citizens Advisory Panel who lives in the Vermont Yankee area.  They are still recovering from the closing of the plant.  Evidently, there was no mass turnover with many homes going on the market at the same time.  I have not seen any discussion...
Request Made to Accelerate Decommissioning of Indian Pt. Plants

Request Made to Accelerate Decommissioning of Indian Pt. Plants

The owners of the Indian Point nuclear power plants and their chosen successors have requested approval to speed up the decommissioning process. Entergy Corporation and Holtec International, through their affiliates, announced last week they had jointly filed a License Transfer Application with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, requesting approval for the transfer of the NRC...

Note from Tim Judson

https://www.gillibrand.senate.gov/news/press/release/schumer-gillibrand-lowey-demand-answers-from-holtec-on-plans-to-decommission-indian-point This is a pretty good set of demands, though it leaves out the essential issue of what Holtec will do if/when the decom funds run out of money. Pointed questions on that are essential. The potential for the limited liability corp. (LLC) that actually owns Indian Point to declare bankruptcy and leave the decommissioning...