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Vermont Yankee: Shutdown to cost $1.24 billion

WCAX - 11:06 am Fri Oct 17th, 2014

The Vermont Yankee nuclear plant is out with a new estimate of what it will cost to decommission the reactor, manage high-level radioactive waste and restore the plant site.

And that figure - about $1.24 billion - is nearly double what plant owner Entergy Corp. currently has saved up in the plant's decommissioning fund.

Vermont Yankee Martin Cohn says $368 million of the total is attributable to the need for the plant to manage its high-level radioactive waste.

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