Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant to Close in 2014

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(Burlington Free Press)

BRATTLEBORO— In the end, the price of power and the quirks of the energy market — not a protracted legal battle with the state — is forcing the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant to close down.
Plant owner Entergy Corp. announced Tuesday it will shut the 41-year-old Vernon plant at the end of 2014, a move cheered by critics and mourned by employees and supporters.

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