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Entergy can’t win for losing

November 8th, 2010 Comments off

Entergy has had a tough last few weeks.

First, the Justice Department launched an investigation into its business practices. Last week, we reported that Entergy was looking to sell its nuclear reactor in Vermont, called the Vermont Yankee.

Now, it appears, there is more bad news.

In a story appearing on our website this morning, technicians at the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant will begin work today to fix a pipe that leaked radioactive water and forced the plant to shut down.

As someone put it to me earlier this morning, “They’re just not doing too well, lately. … It’s like, you announce you are going to sell your car, only to have it break down the next week. …”