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  • Vermont Yankee is now shut down as of December 29, 2014!
  • January 20, 2015

    NDCAP Meeting, Jan. 28

    Vermont’s Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel will meet next Wednesday, January 28 at the Quality Inn (Putney Road, Brattleboro) from 6-9pm. (This is a change from the Jan. 22 date set at the December meeting). All NDCAP meetings are open … Continue reading

    January 17, 2015

    Nuclear Waste Threatens Our Future

    Nancy Braus of the Safe & Green steering committee has an excellent editorial in today’s Brattleboro Reformer. It is useful reading for anyone (hopefully YOU) planning on making a comment to the NRC Public Hearing on decommissioning on February 19. … Continue reading

    January 13, 2015

    Adapting to Change

    Nina Keller, a long-time anti-nuclear activist, is the author of this letter published in the Greenfield Recorder last week. We have heard the same questions and sentiments in the movement, but few have expressed them publicly. Thanks for getting it … Continue reading

    January 8, 2015

    NRC Hearing 02.19.15

    At the request of the State of Vermont, the NRC has changed the date of its public hearing on Vermont Yankee decommissioning to February 19, from 6-9pm at the Quality Inn in Brattleboro. [1380 Putney Road. Take I-91 to Exit … Continue reading

    January 3, 2015

    Party On!

    Wow! What a night! About 150 folks braved the wicked weather, filled the dance floor, hugged old friends, congratulated each other, and took to the dance floor in celebration of 42 years of working to shut down Vermont Yankee. If … Continue reading

    December 29, 2014

    12:12 pm on 12.29.14

    Vermont Yankee has officially powered down and is off-line …. forever. Just let that sink in. Hundreds of articles, blog posts, and OpEds have been published about Yankee closing. Here’s a selection: WCAX-TV  Entergy Press Release The Guardian: “VT Shutters … Continue reading

    December 28, 2014

    Legacy of Lies

    Every day we read misstatements in newspapers and blogs that make the poor nuclear industry and Entergy look like the victims in the decision to close Vermont Yankee. “The state sued Entergy” (fact: Entergy sued Vermont). “Vermont Yankee provides 1/3 … Continue reading

    December 27, 2014

    The End in Sight

    In 48 hours, Vermont Yankee will no longer be smashing atoms. Entergy confirmed that it will shut down between 8am and Noon on December 29th (lots of news links below). Still crossing our fingers (who can trust their word?) but … Continue reading

    December 19, 2014

    One Quick Take on NDCAP 12.18.14

    Last night’s meeting of the Nuclear Decommissioning Citizen Advisory Panel (NDCAP) was chock full of good news – and bad. First, the good news. Chris Recchia, chair of NDCAP and Commissioner of the VT Dept. of Public Service, said that … Continue reading

    Towns take action on EPZ

    A town-by-town effort to speak out against Entergy’s plan to abandon the citizens and environment of the emergency planning zone has begun. Just over the Vermont border from Yankee,  Gill, MA selectboard have signed a letter opposing Entergy’s exemption requests … Continue reading

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