Monday, July 14, 2008

Vermont Yankee is only getting older

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A leak in one of Vermont Yankee's cooling towers has Vermont officials and legislators concerned that the owner of the nuclear power plant in Vernon is not doing all that it promised to insure the plant operates safely.

A Vermont Yankee internal document leaked to the Brattleboro Reformer late Friday night also appears to call into question whether new inspection and maintenance procedures had yet to be initiated.