Entergy Says Vt. Can't Block Nuke Plant Upgrade

Law360, New York (April 26, 2013, 2:02 PM EDT) -- The state of Vermont is improperly treading on federal territory by stonewalling Entergy Corp.’s efforts to install a backup diesel generator at the company’s Vermont Yankee nuclear plant, Entergy claimed in a suit filed in federal court Thursday.

The suit, the latest salvo in an ongoing battle between Entergy and the state officials seeking to shutter Vermont Yankee, claims the requirement of an updated state permit known as a certificate of public good, or CPG, is preempted by a Nuclear Regulatory Commission rule that requires light-water...
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