Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant
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Vermont Yankee Says Shutdown to Cost $1.24 Billion

19 October 2014 by Pat Bradley at WAMC Northeast Public Radio Listen to the broadcast here: http://wamc.org/post/vermont-yankee-says-shutdown-cost-124-billion The Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant has released a new estimate of what it will cost to decommission the reactor, manage high-level radioactive waste and restore the plant site. The estimate of about $1.24 billion — is nearly double…

Returned migrants board a bus to Tegucigalpa in front the Center for Returned Migrants, San Pedro Sula airport, Honduras, September 2014.
© 2014 Stephen Ferry for Human Rights Watch

US: Migrants Returned to Danger

Serious Flaws in Border Screening of Fleeing Central Americans October 16, 2014 from Human Rights Watch (San Pedro Sula) – The US government’s rapid-fire screening of unauthorized migrants at the border is sending Central Americans back to the risk of serious harm, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The 44-page report, “‘You…