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Posted August 15. 2013 12:15PM

Federal appeals court sides with Entergy in Vermont Yankee case

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Entergy, which owns the plant, sued the state of Vermont in 2011, claiming the state Legislature overstepped its authority by passing bills aimed at assessing safety at the 600-megawatt boiling-water reactor. This, Entergy argued, pre-empted both the Nuclear Regulatory Commissionís jurisdiction in the process and the federal Atomic Energy Act.