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have turned down the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant’s plan to use some of the
money from its decommissioning fund for management of the plant’s nuclear
waste; Congressman Peter Welch says Congress needs to end
the political gridlock over rising energy prices and he’ll back a bipartisan plan that includes additional
drilling options for oil companies…
Vermont’s state parks remain popular among residents and
out-of-state visitors. But
many of the parks are showing their age, and the state estimates it would cost
$40 million to get them back in shape.
VPR’s Ross Sneyd reports, a special commission expects to make recommendations
within a month about how to deal with the backlog.