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Nuclear power foes not stilled in N.E.

Approval nationwide higher than in region

Workers at the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station in Vernon, Vt., guided the crane arm that transfers fuel from the reactor to a spent fuel pool. Workers at the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station in Vernon, Vt., guided the crane arm that transfers fuel from the reactor to a spent fuel pool. (Mark Wilson/ Globe Staff/ File 1996)
By Bina Venkataraman
Globe Correspondent / May 4, 2009

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VERNON, Vt. - Sprawling along the Connecticut River, just a few miles from the Massachusetts border, lies Vermont Yankee, one of the country's oldest nuclear power plants and supplier of about a third of the Green Mountain State's electricity. (Full article: 1356 words)

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