Vermont Yankee Relicensing -- Amended Petition (Docket 7862)

Caption:

Amended Petition of Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, LLC, and Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc., for amendment of their Certificate of Public Good and other approvals required under 30 V.SA. § 231(a) for authority to continue after March 21, 2012, operation of the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station, including the storage of spent nuclear fuel

Board Order and CPG 

Amended Petition

Additional Proceedings Related to Memorandum of Understanding with Entergy

Public Participation/ Public Hearings:

  • An additional public hearing related to the MOU was held on Tuesday, January 14, 2014, at 7 P.M., using the facilities of Vermont Interactive Technologies in Bennington, Brattleboro, Johnson, Lyndonville, Middlebury, Montpelier, Newport, Randolph Center, Rutland, Springfield, St. Albans, White River Junction and Williston, Vermont.  
  • Public hearings in this proceeding were previously held on November 7, 2012, in Vernon, Vermont, and on November 19, 2012, using the facilities of Vermont Interactive Technologies.

Schedule for the Proceeding

Link to Schedule for Proceeding


Parties:

Link to list of parties to proceeding

 

Responses by Parties to October 25 Filings, filed on November 22, 2013

Reply Briefs and Additional Proposed Findings and Recommendations re Second Amended Petition filed October 25, 2013

 

Party Briefs and Proposals for Decision (filed August 19, 2013)

 

Board Orders and Memoranda:

Technical Hearings

      Technical hearings related to the direct testimony of the parties were held on eleven days in February between February 11 and February 26, 2013.  

     Technical hearings related to the rebuttal and surrebuttal testimony were held on ten days during the weeks of June 17 and June 24, 2013. A schedule of witnesses, revised as of June 14, 2013, and of cross-examination times, updated as of June 6, 2013, can be found through the embedded links in this sentence.

     Transcripts of the February and June technical hearings were prepared by court reporters and are available for public review at the offices of the Public Service Board in Montpelier.

Prefiled Testimony

Rebuttal Testimony of Entergy filed on March 15, 2013

Direct Testimony of Entergy first filed on June 29, 2012

Surrebuttal Testimony of Department of Public Service filed on April 29, 2013

 

Direct Testimony of Department of Public Service first filed on October 22, 2012

Surrebuttal Testimony of Agency of Natural Resources filed on April 29, 2013

Direct Testimony of Agency of Natural Resources filed on October 22, 2012

Direct Testimony of Conservation Law Foundation filed on October 22, 2012

Direct Testimony of Green Mountain Power Corporation filed on October 22, 2012

Direct Testimony of New England Coalition filed on October 22, 2012

Surrebuttal Testimony of VNRC and CRWC 

Direct Testimony of VNRC and CRWC filed on October 22, 2012

Testimony of Town of Vernon filed on April 29, 2013

  • Patricia O'Donnell
    • Exhibit PO-1: Letters related to the testimony of Daniel Garson

 

Certain Motions and Responses:

Full Schedule for the Proceeding:

  • April 16, 2012    ---     Entergy filed Amended Petition
  • May 2, 2012      ---      Prehearing Conference
  • June 18, 2012    ---     Intervention Deadline
  • June 29, 2012    ---     Entergy Prefiled Testimony
  • July 27, 2012     ---      First Round of Discovery on Entergy
  • August 17, 2012   --    Entergy Responses to First Round Discovery
  • September 19, 2012 -  Second Round of Discovery on Entergy
  • October 3, 2012   ---    Entergy Responses to Second Round of Discovery Due
  • October 22, 2012  ---    Other Parties' Prefiled Testimony Due
  • November 7, 2012  ---   Public Hearing in Vernon, Vermont
  • November 19, 2012  ---  Public Hearing via Vermont Interactive Television
  • November 13, 2012  ---  First Round of Discovery on Other Parties Due
  • December 5, 2012  ---   Responses from Other Parties to First Round of Discovery Due
  • December 22, 2012  --  Second Round of Discovery on Other Parties Due
  • January 11, 2013   ----   Responses from Other Parties to Second Round of Discovery Due
  • January 14, 2013   ---    Notices of Depositions Due
  • Jan. 22-Feb. 3, 2013 --  Depositions (if needed)
  • Feb11-15,19-22,25&26 - Technical Hearings on Direct Case
  • March 15, 2013    ---      Entergy Prefiled Rebuttal Testimony Due
  • March 27, 2013    ---      Discovery on Entergy's Rebuttal Testimony Due
  • April 10, 2013        ---      Entergy's Discovery Responses Due
  • April 29, 2013      ---      Other Parties' Prefiled Surrebuttal Testimony Due
  • May 9, 2013        ---      Discovery on Other Parties' Surrebuttal Testimony Due
  • May 22, 2013      ---      Discovery Responses from Other Parties Due
  • May 23, 2013      ---      Notices of Depositions Due
  • May 28-June 6, 2013 --  Depositions (if needed)
  • June 17- June 28 ---     Technical Hearings (Rebuttal Case)
  • August 16, 2013   ---      Proposals for Decision and Briefs Due
  • October 1, 2013   --        Status Conference
  • October 25, 2013   --       Additional Proposed Findings and Reply Briefs Due
  • November 22, 2013  ---     Comments on October 25 Filings Due
  • January 2, 2014   ----      Status Conference related to MOU
  • January 9, 2014  ---        Prefiled Testimony from MOU Signatories
  • January 14, 2014   ----    Public Hearing, using VIT facilities
  • January 16, 2014  ---      Discovery on prefiled testimony of MOU Signatories
  • January 23, 2014   ---     Discovery responses due
  • January 27, 2014   ---     Deadline for other parties to file prefiled testimony or prehearing memoranda
  • Jan 30 & 31, 2014  --     Technical Hearings related to MOU
  • February 14, 2014  --     Signatories to MOU to file briefs and proposals for decision
  • February 21, 2014   ---   Non-signatory parties to file briefs and proposals for decision

Parties:

Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee, LLC and Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc.  (collectively, "Entergy")

Vermont Department of Public Service ("Department" or "DPS")

Vermont Agency of Natural Resources ("ANR")

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local Union 300 ("IBEW")

Green Mountain Power Corporation ("GMP")

Conservation Law Foundation ("CLF")

Vermont Natural Resources Council ("VNRC")

Connecticut River Watershed Council ("CRWC")

TransCanada Hydro Northeast, Inc.

New England Coalition, Inc. ("NEC")

Vermont Public Interest Research Group ("VPIRG")

Associated Industries of Vermont

Windham Regional Commission ("WRC")

Town of Vernon