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  • Vermont Yankee is now shut down as of December 29, 2014!
  • September 27, 2015

    Bernie Sanders and Nuclear Power

    On Facebook, the question of where Vermont Senator & presidential candidate falls on nuclear power. He has long been an ally on many fronts. Here are some YouTube videos on his stand. They go back to 2007 but these are … Continue reading

    September 22, 2015

    Keep the Pressure On

    On Thursday, Sept. 24th, emergency response — a topic of huge concern to most of us living in the shadow of Vermont Yankee — is on the agenda for the Nuclear Decommissioning Citizen Advisory Panel (NDCAP). The Emergency Planning program … Continue reading

    September 18, 2015

    September E-Newsletter

    Dear Friends of Safe & Green,  No wonder Entergy is holding tight to Yankee’s decommissioning purse strings, raiding the cookie jar, and refusing to report any withdrawals. Today’s Boston Globe said Entergy’s “stock price has plummeted by nearly 30% this … Continue reading

    September 17, 2015

    Entergy in a Tight Squeeze

    No wonder Entergy is fighting to use Vermont’s decommissioning funds for all the expenses it can squeeze out. Entergy’s “stock price has plummeted by nearly 30 percent this year.”  Entergy’s bills are piling up: *** Entergy owns the 3 worst … Continue reading

    September 12, 2015

    The NRC Sticks Its Head in the Sand

    As one activist quipped, “The ostrich sticks its head in the sand.” The NRC has cancelled a radiation safety study in the US. It says it would cost too much to study health impacts of nuclear sites on host communities. … Continue reading

    September 11, 2015

    Counting Our Blessings

    As I write this, hundreds of thousands of people in Japan are evacuating as Typhoon Etau creates massive flooding. TEPCO announced that “The water also overwhelmed the drainage pumps at the Fukushima nuclear plant… Hundreds of tons of contaminated water … Continue reading

    July 5, 2015

    Critique of Holtec’s Dry Casks

    Oscar Shirani worked for Commonwealth Edison & Excelon. He blew the whistle on the defects of Holtec’s dry casks. He was blacklisted by the industry. (He died in 2008.) Here is a summary of Oscar Shirani’s allegations against the Holtec … Continue reading

    June 29, 2015

    The NRC’s Magic Wand

    Here is our latest e-newsletter. If you would like to be added to our e-mail list, fill out a contact form and let us know. Dear Friends of the Safe and Green Campaign, The last weekend in June has provided … Continue reading

    June 23, 2015

    NDCAP: CEO of Holtec Coming to Town

    Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel (NDCAP) will meet 6-9pm on June 25 at Brattleboro Area HIGH SCHOOL Multi-Purpose Room (usual location – not previously stated Middle School), Fairgrounds Road, Brattleboro, VT 05301. Open to the public.  There is time on … Continue reading

    June 17, 2015

    Pilgrim: Work Together to Shut It Down

    Yesterday, we joined the MA Downwinders and Cape Downwinders for the last leg of the March for the Children, from Dewey Square to the Statehouse in Boston. As we marched, I was reminded of how far the fight to shut … Continue reading

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