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Closing The Lid At Vermont Yankee: What's Next For Sealed Nuclear Waste

Vermont Yankee employees move the last of the plant's spent nuclear fuel into storage casks.
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Vermont Yankee employees move the last of the plant's spent nuclear fuel into storage casks.

Four years after the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant shut down, the last of its spent nuclear waste has been sealed away in storage casks and sent to a new facility near the Connecticut River.

VPR's John Dillon reported on the spent fuel transfer and talked about it with Vermont Edition.

Broadcast live on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at noon; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.

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