Vermont Yankees Says Shutdown to Cost $1.24 Billion

By Michelle Mei 19 October 2014 by Pat Bradley at WAMC Northeast Public Radio Listen to the broadcast here: The Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant has released a new estimate of what it will cost to decommission the reactor, manage high-level radioactive waste and restore the plant site. The estimate of about $1.

This cost estimate has almost doubled over the last year. There is no source of money to pay for this decommissioning.


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