Vermont Yankee Closure – Economic Impacts

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A collaboration of planning and economic development organizations in the Tri-State Region have been working together to address the current and anticipated economic impacts due to the closure of the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant in Vernon, VT.  These partners include the Brattleboro Development Credit Corporation (VT), Franklin Regional Council of Governments (MA), Southwest Region Planning Commission (NH) and Windham Regional Commission (VT).  The following publications were developed as part of this collaborative effort.

 

Link to the December 2014 study by the UMass Donahue Institute (UMDI) on the Economic Impacts of the Vermont Yankee Closure, prepared for the FRCOG and in cooperation with Tri-State Region partnering organizations.

UMDI Economic Impacts of Vermont Yankee Closure (12/2014)

Press Release for UMDI Study (12/24/2014)

 

Link to the October 2016 publication led by the Windham Regional Commission with Tri-State Region partners, and funded through a subgrant from the US Economic Development Administration award to BDCC.

When People and Money Leave (and the Plant Stays) – Lessons Learned from the Closure of the Vermont Yankee Power Station: A Tri-Region Experience

 

Link to the December 2016 publication led by FRCOG with Tri-State Region partners, and funded through a subgrant from the US Economic Development Administration award to BDCC.

CEDS Comparison Report for the Tri-State Region