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Prof. Don Kreis: "Belly Buttons and Blarney" in Vermont Yankee Lawsuit Hearing

June 24, 2011

Image of Don KreisIn his latest addition to Vermont Law School's faculty commentary blog on the federal lawsuit over the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant, Assistant Professor Don Kreis wrote:

"John Herron, CEO of Entergy's nuclear operations, seems affable enough. He drew a laugh in U.S. District Court in Brattleboro on Thursday when he referred to a 'belly button count' as a folksy synonym for the number of people working at his company's Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant.

But there was nothing affable about the implied threat that Herron delivered a few minutes later in the courtroom of Judge Garvan Murtha..."

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