Vermont officials weigh next move in Vermont Yankee case | Burlington Free Press

Jan 20th, 2012 | By | Category: General

MONTPELIER — The Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant can continue to operate beyond March, a federal judge ruled Thursday, slapping down a state law that tried to shut down the facility.

The ruling, which all sides saw as a victory for Vermont Yankee and a defeat for the state, still leaves some decisions about the plant’s future in the hands of the state Public Service Board, legal experts said.

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