WISCASSET — In an ongoing legal dispute, a federal judge on Thursday ordered the U.S. government to pay Maine Yankee Atomic Power Co. $35.7 million for failing to remove 550 metric tons of spent nuclear fuel that has been sitting in Wiscasset since the nuclear plant stopped generating power in 1996.
MONTPELIER — Gov. Peter Shumlin and other top state officials are in talks with the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant’s owners about how to dismantle the reactor and handle spent fuel after the plant closes late next year, officials said Thursday.
Decommissioned Haddam nuclear plant Connecticut Yankee received another $126 million in a dispute with the U.S. Department of Energy over the continued storage of nuclear waste in Connecticut, the plant's owner announced Friday.
SEABROOK — The Seabrook Power Plant stimulated $535 million of economic growth locally and $1.4 billion nationally in 2011, according to a new report, which says the station supports 650 direct jobs and 1,980 additional jobs indirectly by goods and services required by operations and employee needs.