The Vermont Department of Public Service and the New England Coalition filed a lawsuit Monday against the Nuclear Regulatory Commission's relicensing of Entergy's Vermont Yankee nuclear plant. The lawsuit challenges the approval under the Clean Water Act. "A precondition of licensing is receipt of a state certification that any discharges into navigable waters will comply with sections 301-303 and 306-307 of the Clean Water Act," the parties said in the lawsuit.

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