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  • Vermont Yankee is now shut down as of December 29, 2014!
  • May 14, 2018

    Entergy & Fake Grassroots

    “Clean Energy. Good Jobs. Reliable Power.” Sound familiar? For years we put up with Entergy’s PR campaign for Vermont Yankee, pitched over photos of Yankee workers: “Safe. Clean. Reliable.” Entergy has been using this same pitch in New Orleans — … Continue reading

    April 8, 2018

    Public Hearing April 12

    The VT Public Utilities Commission will hold a public hearing on the sale of VT Yankee at the Brattleboro Union High School multi-purpose room, 131 Fairground Road, Brattleboro. Please use the East side entrance past the gymnasium for entrance. At … Continue reading

    March 29, 2018

    Public Comments & the NorthStar Settlement

    Stephanie Hoffman, an attorney with the VT Dept. of Public Service, made a presentation on March 22 at NDCAP on how the department contributed to the settlement agreement among NorthStar, Entergy, the State and other parties to the sale. Her … Continue reading

    March 25, 2018

    A Kumbaya Moment?

    Thank you to everyone who showed up and who spoke at the NDCAP meeting on Thursday night. Despite the headlines (“Groups fall into step behind Yankee sale & decomm” and “Settlement allays concerns about VY sale” ), only Richie Davis … Continue reading

    March 18, 2018

    Citizens: Q&A on VY Future

    The Nuclear Decommissioning Citizen Advisory Panel is meeting this coming Thursday, March 22 at 6pm at Brattleboro Union High School’s Multi Purpose Room. There will be presentations on the new Agreement to sell Yankee to NorthStar Group Services, and a … Continue reading

    March 8, 2018

    7th Year: Fukushima Solidarity

    Sunday, March 11, marks seven years since the triple reactor meltdowns at Fukushima, Japan and the evacuation of 162,000 residents. As of now, 75,000 have yet to return to their homes. Thank you to Maria Dominquez who filmed our vigil … Continue reading

    March 3, 2018

    Sale Agreement Announced

    [Update:   The PUC has set April 12th as the public hearing date on the sale. A presentation on the agreement will be made to NDCAP at their next meeting, March 22nd. Details are below.] The deal to sell Vermont Yankee … Continue reading

    March 2, 2018

    VT Town Meeting Day Resolution

    It has been exciting to see clean, sustainable energy on the rise in Vermont since Vermont Yankee shut down. This coming week, Vermonters will have an opportunity to tell lawmakers to get serious about making progress towards a 90% clean … Continue reading

    February 24, 2018

    Back Room Deal Close

    Since we last posted, all hearings and meetings on the sale of Vermont Yankee have been delayed due to the behind-closed-doors negotiations between the state of Vermont, Entergy and NorthStar. A public hearing scheduled by the Public Utility Commission for … Continue reading

    February 3, 2018

    Updated: Cancel … Delay… Meet in Secret

    Update 02.17.18: Now the NDCAP meeting for February has been postponed until March. From its website: PLEASE NOTE NEW MEETING DATE & NEW MEETING LOCATION: Thursday, March 22, 2018, 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Brattleboro Union High School Multi-Purpose Room … Continue reading

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