Vt. Can't Consider Safety In Certifying Plant: Entergy

Law360, New York (September 27, 2011, 8:26 PM EDT) -- Entergy Corp. argued Monday that a Vermont utility board should not be able to consider public safety and economic benefits in deciding whether to certify a nuclear power plant, its last salvo before a federal judge decides the facility's future.

Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee LLC, Entergy Nuclear Operations Inc. and the state of Vermont put forward post-trial briefs in Entergy's suit seeking to stop the state from closing the Vermont Yankee plant when its license expires in March 2012. A bench trial before U.S. District Judge...
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