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More nuke woes – Indian Point explosion, new leak at Vt. Yankee

Both the Indian Point nuclear power plant in Buchanan, NY, and Vermont Yankee in Vernon, Vt., are shut down following incidents on Sunday. Both are owned by Entergy Corp., and have been the source of considerable controversy over the years.

NRC finds more problems at Vt. Nuke, calls for shutdown begin

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has found that the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power plant has been using the wrong kind of electrical cables in part of its operation, potentially short-circuiting and disabling the plant’s safety system.

Vermont's power plant, two differing realities

While the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has prepared a report praising its oversight of the trouble-plagued Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant, a New Hampshire congressman is blasting the agency, calling its oversight “lax.”"

New, More Potent Radioactive Material Found at Vt. Yankee

Strontium-90, a more potent radioactive isotope than tritium, has been found in the soil at the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant.
 

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