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Sept. 28, 2011, Don Kreis: Searching for Your Friends at the Vermont Yankee Cocktail Party

A long time ago, during a job interview when I was a law student, the chief justice of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court asked me where I saw myself in 10 years.  “Chairman of the Maine Public Utilities Commission,” I … Continue reading

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June 22, 2011, Pat Parenteau and Don Kreis Discuss Vermont Yankee Lawsuit

Listen to VPR’s Vermont Edition to hear professors Pat Parenteau and Don Kreis discuss the Vermont Yankee lawsuit and the key hearing  June 23-24  in U.S. District Court.

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May 7, 2011, Don Kreis: An Inconvenient Truth — Entergy Might Win

In a vtdigger.org commentary May 7, 2011, Assistant Professor Don Kreis wrote that Entergy may prevail in its lawsuit aimed at preventing the state of Vermont from closing Vermont Yankee. What a bizarre world it is, in which a giant … Continue reading

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May 15, 2010, Don Kreis: Vermont Yankee and the Perils of PowerPoint Postscript

Assistant Professor Don Kreis wrote an op-ed piece May 15, 2010, in vtdigger.org about Vermont Yankee, a follow up to his May 5 column on the nuclear power plant. “For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for … Continue reading

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May 5, 2010, Don Kreis: The Perils of PowerPoint at Vermont Yankee

Assistant Professor Don Kreis wrote an op-ed piece May 5, 2010, in vtdigger.org about Vermont Yankee. It might be an exaggeration to suggest that a PowerPoint slide, entitled “Review of Test Data Indicates Conservatism for Tile Penetration,” caused the Space Shuttle … Continue reading

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April 24, 2010, Don Kreis: Vermont Yankee’s Earth Day Gift Sets a Troubling Precedent

Assistant Professor Don Kreis wrote an op-ed piece April 24, 2010, in vtdigger.org on Vermont Yankee. Vermont Yankee has gone public with its big internal investigation of Tritium-gate, but state regulators may have left themselves, and the public, without the means … Continue reading

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Feb. 13, 2010, Don Kreis: Not So Fast–N.Y. Public Service Commission Didn’t Reject Entergy Proposal; It Merely Steered Middle Ground

This article by Don Kreis originally appeared in vtdigger.org on February 13, 2010 Entergy’s quest to shed Vermont Yankee and the company’s five other nuclear power plants took something of a soap-operatic turn on Thursday in New York. Regulators in … Continue reading

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