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  • Vermont Yankee is now shut down as of December 29, 2014!
  • March 13, 2019

    Year Eight of One Radioactive Disaster

    It’s been eight years since the horrific events at Fukushima changed lives. If you’ve forgotten why we should still care about a disaster on the other side of the world, remember this: some of Japan’s nuclear reactors are the same … Continue reading

    January 19, 2019

    NDCAP Meeting POSTPONED to Jan. 31

    The agenda for Nuclear Decommissioning Citizen Advisory Panel (NDCAP) has been posted. The meeting starts at 6pm 1/24  Thursday January 31st at the Vernon Elementary School. It is the first meeting with NorthStar as owners of VT Yankee. It includes, … Continue reading

    1/12/19: Bye Bye Entergy

    Entergy has left Vermont after 17 years. Ownership formally turned over to NorthStar for decommissioning yesterday. 9 years ago this week, Safe and Green Campaign organized then walked 126 miles from Brattleboro to Montpelier to say the time had come … Continue reading

    December 7, 2018

    PUC Approves Sale of VY to NorthStar

    To the surprise of no one, Vermont’s Public Utility Commission has approved the sale of Vermont Yankee from Entergy to NorthStar. VtDigger has a post here (by Mike Faher, updated on 12/7) and here is the Brattleboro Reformer’s article (by … Continue reading

    November 30, 2018

    November 2018 Update

    Heads up! This coming week on the Vermont Yankee front: 1) New England Coalition’s annual meeting is Saturday, December 1 at Brattleboro Savings & Loan, 221 Main St, in the community room beginning at 1:30pm. Enter at the back of … Continue reading

    November 4, 2018

    Robbie Leppzer’s film, Power Struggle, on VT PBS

    POWER STRUGGLE:  A feature-length documentary about the grassroots citizen’s battle to shut down a nuclear power plant in Vermont. A Film By Robbie Leppzer, In association with NHK-Japan. 86 minutes Watch it on Vermont PBS: • Thursday, November 1 at … Continue reading

    September 5, 2018

    2018 Nuclear Waste Tour

    Environmental Justice & Nuclear Waste the road from New England to Texas and New Mexico CAN is organizing a High-level Nuclear Waste (HLNW) Tour in New England to address the abdication by the federal government and the nuclear industry to … Continue reading

    August 19, 2018

    9/19 Env. Justice & Nuclear Waste Tour in Brattleboro

    Environmental Justice and Nuclear Waste: The Road from New England to Texas When: September 18 – 22, 2018. Where: Burlington, Montpelier, Brattleboro, Greenfield, and Boston (exact schedule to follow). Brattleboro: Wednesday, September 19th 6pm at the Centre Congregational Church (Parlor Room), … Continue reading

    June 18, 2018

    NDCAP June 28th

    In an email, Kate O’Connor, Chair of the Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel, wrote: “The next meeting of the Vermont Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel will take place on Thursday, June 28, 2018 from 6-9pm in the multipurpose room at … Continue reading

    June 14, 2018

    CLF Sums Up Objections

    We can’t say it better than Sandy Levine of CLF. “… a confusing mess involving over a dozen separate corporations — many shielded from liability and without any assets of their own …” “the deal….lets Entergy walk away from the … Continue reading

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