Vermont News: Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station sold to Northstar; environmental clean-up to commence pursuant to agreement with state regulators

13Jan - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News

Montpelier, VT – Jan. 13, 2019 – Friday, the NorthStar Group Services (NorthStar) became the new owner of the Vermont Yankee  Nuclear Power Station (VYNPS). Under its ownership, NorthStar will commence decommissioning and environmental clean-up work at the facility on an expedited timeline, which will allow the site to become available for reuse decades earlier than previously planned.  The VYNPS ceased operations at the end of 2014 under the ownership of Entergy, and the plant has since been prepared to undergo decommissioning including the removal and management of spent nuclear fuel from the reactor.

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