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June 30, 2011, Cheryl Hanna: Preemption Primer

At the heart of Entergy’s case is that federal law preempts Vermont from taking any action that would result in Vermont Yankee’s closure.  Earlier this week, Vermont Law School held a panel on the case, and in light of that … Continue reading

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June 27, 2011, Pat Parenteau: State’s Briefing Should Win The Day

As the two-day hearing on Entergy’s request for a preliminary injunction wrapped up Friday, June 24, a few issues remained somewhat in doubt. First, what effect will Entergy’s not so subtle threat to close the plant if it loses the … Continue reading

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June 24, 2011, Belly Buttons and Blarney in Brattleboro

John Herron, CEO of Entergy’s nuclear operations, seems affable enough. He drew a laugh in U.S. District Court in Brattleboro on Thursday when he referred to a “belly button count” as a folksy synonym for the number of people working … 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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June 2, 2011, Pat Parenteau: Entergy Faces Tough Odds

Background On March 21, 2011, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) issued a renewed federal operating license for 20 years for Vermont Yankee, whose license was set to expire March 21, 2012. However, under state law, Entergy must also have a … Continue reading

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May 23, 2011, Cheryl Hanna: Entergy’s Lawyer

This commentary originally appeared on Vermont Public Radio (VPR) on May 23, 2011 (HOST)  The future of the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant depends upon the outcome of Entergy v. Shumlin. Commentator and Vermont Law School professor Cheryl Hanna introduces … Continue reading

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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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