Comments for: US pays Maine Yankee nearly $82 million; money will benefit Maine ratepayers

Posted Feb. 06, 2013, at 2:23 p.m.
Last modified Feb. 06, 2013, at 6:15 p.m.

WISCASSET, Maine — The federal government has agreed to pay Maine Yankee Atomic Power Co. $81.7 million for failing to remove 550 metric tons of spent nuclear fuel that’s been sitting in Wiscasset since the nuclear plant stopped generating power in 1996, funds that will be returned to Maine ratepayers …

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