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  • Vermont Yankee is now shut down as of December 29, 2014!
  • May 20, 2016

    May 26 NDCAP Meeting

      There were a few pleasant surprises at the May NDCAP meeting. Emergency Planning & Paying for Oversight The state of Vermont is resurrecting the EPZ! The state will take on responsibility for emergency planning beginning this July. It hopes … Continue reading


    March 21, 2016

    3.24.16 Citizens Advisory Panel meeting

    The next meeting of the Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel is Thursday, March 24. As always, it is open to the public and there is time for public comment at the end. You can access the agenda on NDCAP’s webpage, … Continue reading


    March 14, 2016

    Five Years of Nuclear Disaster: Fukushima Anniversary

    The fifth anniversary of the tsunami and earthquake which devastated Japan on March 11, 2011 caused the press to again — briefly — pay attention to the condition of the four Fukushima reactors, the radiated water gushing into the Pacific, … Continue reading


    March 11, 2016

    PSR: 10,000 new cancers from Fukushima

    Yesterday, Physicians for Social Responsibility released its research on the health impacts of Fukushima.  PSR estimates 10,000 excess cancers due to Fukushima.  Access the report or read highlights here. Howard Schaeffer, long-time cheerleader for VT Yankee and the nuclear industry, … Continue reading


    March 7, 2016

    People Power Wave by March 18

    Decommissioning is the nuclear power wave of the future. Stop letting this corrupt industry dominate its captive regulator who should be answerable to the public, not profiteers. Add your voice to change the decommissioning rules. Comment to the NRC by … Continue reading


    February 23, 2016

    Busy Week: PSB & NDCAP

    The Public Service Board is holding technical hearings in Docket 8300 today and tomorrow. This is Entergy’s application for a Certificate of Public Good (CPG) for a new, second pad for the dry casks which will hold the high level … Continue reading


    February 16, 2016

    Independent Monitoring Needed

    Dr. Bill Irwin, Radiological & Toxicological Sciences Chief at the VT Dept. of Health (VDH), is fighting for Vermont’s ability to retain its independent monitoring of radiation at Vermont Yankee. He writes: The citizens of Vermont have relied on the … Continue reading


    Rad Waste Advisory

    Who will pay if the Dept of Energy hasn’t taken away the highly radioactive waste in 68 100+ ton storage containers when it is time to take down the buildings? Some folks who sit on the Nuclear  Decommissioning Citizen Advisory … Continue reading


    February 14, 2016

    February E-News

    Dear Friends of the Safe & Green Campaign, The 5th anniversary of the beginning of the Fukushima melt-downs, evacuations, contaminations and deaths is approaching, March 11. On Saturday, March 12, we will host a vigil at Pliny Park in Brattleboro. … Continue reading


    December 29, 2015

    2015: Year One of Shut Down

    Happy Anniversary! And Congratulations! It has been one year since Vermont Yankee stopped producing highly radioactive waste. It has been a busy year since VY shut down on December 29, 2014, although the “action” has been in meeting rooms rather … Continue reading



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