Vermont Yankee: Opponents Cheer, Supporters Lament

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

When Sharon resident Nina Swaim heard the news Tuesday morning, she was so excited that she screamed. Her partner called her at work to tell her Louisana-based Entergy Corp. announced that the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station — the state’s lone reactor — would cease operation the end of next year . Swaim has been advocating closing the region’s nuclear …