September 12, 2011

Can Vermont Stand Up to a Corporate Nuke Bully?

Dave Gram, Huffington Post


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A federal judge is about to be asked to take a first crack at this question: In early 21st-century America, can a small state tell an $11.2 billion corporation to pack up its nuclear plant and go home? On Monday morning, in a stately federal courtroom upstairs from a U.S. Post Office – in a town still recovering from the floods two weeks ago of Hurricane Irene's remnants – a high-powered Entergy Corp. legal team will square off against the Vermont attorney general's office with that question in the balance. . .

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