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Montpelier

Another year recommended for Yankee

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Governor Peter Shumlin’s administration is recommending that Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant be allowed to continue operating through next year, but must set aside at least $60 million to restore the site after it closes. Those recommendations came in a filing Friday to the state Public Service Board, which is deciding whether to grant the plant a certificate of public good. The plant is scheduled to close next year. In its filing, plant owner Entergy Corp. said the plant “provides substantial economic benefits to the state and will continue to provide them until it ceases operating.’’

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