, Galbraith are not afraid of GOP challenge
Jeanette White of Putney and former Ambassador Peter Galbraith of Townshend say they believe a majority of Windham County's voters will support their views over Republican rivals Lynn Corum and Hilary Cooke (see related story this section).
"We pay a fair amount of taxes, but we get a lot for our money," said White
White has served in the Senate for eight years and works as a grant manager for the town of Brattleboro.
takes the tritium leak at Vermont Yankee seriously.
"At other nuclear plants that have had these leaks, the 'big three' - strontium, cesium and plutonium - are never far behind.
Traces of these elements have been already been found at VY."
, the argument over Vermont Yankee comes down to one thing - the plant is nearly 40 years old and cannot be counted upon to run safely for another 20 years.
"The power purchase agreement offered by Entergy wasn't a good deal," White
also believes the economic impact of the plant's closure has been overstated.