August 28, 2016 4:11 AM

Lessons for Diablo Canyon: Vermont region adjusts to life without its nuclear plant

The closure of the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant in 2014 spread wide ripples of economic impact across a tri-state area. The town of Vernon lost nearly half its tax revenue, while the area lost 1,220 high-paying jobs. But quick cost-cutting and economic aid from the plant owner Entergy Corp. are helping to ease the transition.

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