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Vermont Yankee Lawsuit: New Commentary Available

June 15, 2011

SOUTH ROYALTON, VT -- Vermont Law School Professor Cheryl Hanna today posted a new commentary on the school's faculty blog about the environmental, constitutional, political and other implications of the federal lawsuit over the troubled Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant.

Image of Cheryl HannaRead the post, titled "States' NIMBY Argument Unlikely to Prevail."

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 in U.S. District Court over whether federal laws governing nuclear power pre-empt state ones.

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