NRC: Yankee Fuel Storage Is ‘Safe’

May 1st, 2013 | By | Category: General

Federal regulators say they’re confident the public is not in danger from the tons of radioactive spent fuel stored in an above-ground pool at the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant.

The comments by Nuclear Regulatory Commission officials came after a nuclear critic told Vermont lawmakers that the fuel rods should be moved because of the potential threat.

For more on this story, visit: NRC: Yankee Fuel Storage Is Safe | Vermont Public Radio.

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