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Vermont Yankee Files Suit to Stay Open: VT Law School Experts Available to Comment

April 18, 2011

SOUTH ROYALTON, VT -- Vermont Law School has several experts available to comment on Entergy's lawsuit filed this morning seeking to prevent the state of Vermont from shutting down the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant on March 21, 2012.Image of electricity lines

Entergy's request today for declaratory and injunctive relief in U.S. District Court in Vermont follows the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission's renewal on March 21 of Vermont Yankee's operating license through March 21, 2032. The lawsuit is available on Entergy's website at

Professor Michael Dworkin, director of the VLS Institute for Energy and the Environment and former chairman of the Vermont Public Service Board: 802-831-1319,
Professor Patrick Parenteau, former director of the VLS Environmental Law Center and the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic, whose expertise includes environmental policy and litigation: 802-831-1305,
Adjunct Professor Peter Bradford, former member of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission: 802-824-4296,

CONTACT: John Cramer, Associate Director of Media Relations
Office: 802.831.1106, cell: 540.798.7099,

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