NRC plans safety assessment hearing in Brattleboro

BRATTLEBORO—A day before Entergy is due back in federal court to seek a preliminary injunction to allow the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant to continue operating past March 2012, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) will hold a public meeting to discuss its 2010 safety assessment of the Vernon reactor.

The NRC’s meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 22, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., at Brattleboro Union High School. It comes on the eve of two scheduled days of hearings regarding the injunction request in U.S. District Court in Brattleboro on June 23 and 24…

For more information about the June 22 NRC hearing, contact Jackson at or at 610-337-5306.

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