VLS Media Hits

  • The Rutland Herald spoke with Professor Cheryl Hanna on May 8 about the legal battle between Entergy and the state of Vermont over the fate of the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant.
  • Professor Pat Parenteau told the Brattleboro Reformer on May 5 that Vermont likely would defeat Entergy in the legal battle to close the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant.
  • Seven Days talked to Professor Cheryl Hanna on April 27 about Vermont’s effort to shut down the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant.
  • Professor Pat Parenteau spoke with Brattleboro Reformer and WFCR on April 25 about Vermont’s efforts to prevent the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant from operating beyond 2012.
  • Platts Nuclear Publications spoke with Professor Pat Parenteau on April 19 about Entergy suing Vermont in an effort to prevent the state from shutting down the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant in 2012.
  • Dow Jones Newswires, (whose story ran in The Wall Street Journal, SmartMoney and other news outlets), Christian Science Monitor, Boston Globe, Vermont Public Radio, WAMU, Burlington Free Press, Rutland Herald and Montpelier Times Argus spoke with Professor Michael Dworkin on April 18-19 about Entergy’s lawsuit to try to keep the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant open.
  • Vermont Public Radio talked to Professor Pat Parenteau on April 18 about Entergy’s legal bid to prevent Vermont from closing Vermont talked to the Brattleboro Reformer on April 6 and April 8 about the looming federal-state showdown over the Vermont Yankee  nuclear plant.
  • The Brattleboro Reformer reported April 4 on the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic’s effort to get state officials to review Vermont Yankee’s water discharge permit.   Politico spoke with Professor Michael Dworkin on March 25 about the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant and the economics of nuclear power.
  • Assistant Professor Laura Murphy spoke with the Brattleboro Reformer on March 19 about the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources’ decision to review Vermont Yankee nuclear plant’s water discharge permit.
  • Platts spoke with Professor Pat Parenteau about legal issues surrounding the relicensing of the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant on March 11.
  • WCAX spoke with Professor Cheryl Hanna on March 11 about whether the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant dispute may end up in court.
  • Vermont Public Radio, WPTZ, WCAX, vtdigger.org, Vermont Business magazine and other media reported Feb. 17-18 on the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic’s petition asking the state to better protect the Connecticut River’s fish population from the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant.
  • Vermont Public Radio spoke with Professor Michael Dworkin on Feb. 9 about Vermont Yankee’s position that the federal government has jurisdiction over the nuclear plant’s re-licensing.
  • Mark Cooper discussed the potential sale of the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant with NewJerseyNewsroom.com on Nov. 16, 2010. Cooper is senior research fellow for economic analysis at the Institute for Energy and the Environment.
  • The New Orleans Times-Picayune spoke with Professor Michael Dworkin on Nov. 14 about Entergy’s efforts to sell the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant.
  • Professor Michael Dworkin talked to WCAX and VPR, along with Mark Cooper, senior research fellow for economic analysis at the Institute for Energy and the Environment, on Nov. 8-9 about the potential sale of Vermont Yankee. The VPR story also aired on New Hampshire Public Radio.
  • Professor Michael Dworkin talked to WCAX-TV for a March 1 story on the possibility of Vermont Yankee going to federal court in an effort to be relicensed.
  • VPR talked to Professor Michael Dworkin for a Feb. 25 story on the Vermont Senate’s vote to not relicense Vermont Yankee.
  • Professor Pat Parenteau talked to the Original Vermont Observer for a story Feb. 25 about inaccurate information given out by Vermont Yankee about the plant’s radioactive leaks.
  • Professor Michael Dworkin was quoted in the New Orleans Times-Picayune and Red State on Feb. 22 about Vermont Yankee’s radioactive leaks and the plant’s relicensing efforts.
  • On Feb. 17-18, Professor Michael Dworkin spoke with the Associated Press, ABC-TV 22, the New Orleans Times-Picayne, Seven Days, WAMU-Radio, FOX-TV 44 and other media, and Professor Cheryl Hanna talked to Seven Days and WAMC-Radio about the possibility of Entergy going to federal court to try to block a shutdown of the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant. The AP story was picked up by Forbes and many other media.
  • The Brattleboro Reformer talked to Professor Pat Parenteau for a Feb. 10 story on the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant.

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