Update on Nuclear Waste Confidence Court Ruling

By Jim Hopf As I discussed in a June 20 ANS Nuclear Cafe post, a federal appeals court rejected the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s new nuclear Waste Confidence rule, and ordered Continue Reading →

Facts and fears at NRC public review in Vermont

By Howard Shaffer Vermont Yankee’s annual NRC performance review for the previous calendar year was held May 23, in Brattleboro Union High School, within 10 miles of the plant. In Continue Reading →

ANS’s Mark Peters testifies to Congress on recycling used nuclear fuel

On  Wednesday, June 6, Dr. Mark T. Peters appeared on behalf  of the American Nuclear Society before the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific.  Peters is the Deputy Continue Reading →

Federal judge: State can’t shut down Vermont Yankee over spent fuel

The plant dodges another bullet at least for now Federal District Court Judge J. Garvan Murtha ordered on Monday, March 19, that the Vermont Public Service Board (PSB) cannot use Continue Reading →