Heat Sends U.S. Nuclear Production to Seasonal 9-Year Low

Heat Sends U.S. Nuclear Production to Seasonal 9-Year Low

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The Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant on the Connecticut River, a 620-megawatt plant operated by Entergy Corp., reduced power to 83 percent of capacity on July 17 because of low river flow and heat.