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Vermont Yankee Lawsuit

Vermont Yankee Lawsuit:

VT Law School Faculty Offer Insight Into Critical Case for U.S. Nuclear Power

SOUTH ROYALTON, VT –– Vermont Law School today launched a commentary blog where its faculty experts will provide ongoing analysis of the environmental, constitutional, political and other implications of the federal lawsuit over the troubled Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant.

Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, LLC et. al. v. Shumlin et. al. is being closely watched across the country because of its potential to affect nuclear power in the United States. Entergy Corp., which owns Vermont Yankee, is suing Vermont over whether the federal or state government has final approval in the reactor continuing to operate.

Vermont Law School faculty will provide commentary as the case progresses at:

Vermont Law School, a private, independent institution, has the top-ranked environmental law program and one of the top-ranked clinical training programs in the nation, according to U.S.News & World Report. VLS offers a Juris Doctor curriculum that emphasizes public service, a Master of Environmental Law and Policy degree and two post-JD degrees, the Master of Laws in Environmental Law and the LLM in American Legal Studies (for international students). The school features innovative experiential programs and is home to the Environmental Law Center and the South Royalton Legal Clinic. For more information, visit
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Editors note: Without a doubt, we need to follow Germany and move into clean, safe energy for our state that CAN be met with Solar, Hydro: large-scale down to micro, and Wind.  We need to live within our means, reduce our usage and do all we can NOW, while we have the chance.. and carry ‘onward and upward’, as Bill McKibben is noted for saying!

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