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  • October 1, 2014

    $12.6B into the Death Spiral

    The nuclear power industry got a huge boost today from YOU via the US Dept. of Energy. DOE is proposing $12.6 Billion (yes, B) in new nuclear “guaranteed loans” for existing and new nuclear reactors. Renewable Energy and Efficient Energy … Continue reading

    September 25, 2014

    DCAP Meeting 9.25.2014

    The Brattleboro Reformer, Rutland Herald, and VtDigger covered the first CAP meeting. Here are links to the articles posted 9.27: Brattleboro Reformer: “Entergy details staff cuts, spent fuel plans at Vermont Yankee” VtDigger: “Entergy Outlines Post-Shutdown Plans for VT Yankee” … Continue reading

    September 23, 2014

    NEW Countdown to Closure!

    Remember our daily “Countdown to Closure” vigils at the gates of Vermont Yankee back in 2011 & 2012? We were marking the days until March 21, 2012, the day Vermont’s stamp of approval for nuclear operations expired.  Now watch our … Continue reading

    September 10, 2014

    Update – People’s Climate March: Nuclear-Free, Carbon-Free

    Sept. 20 / 21 People’s Climate March & the Nuclear Free Contingent In case you haven’t heard, 310,000 to 400,00 marchers were in New York City on Sept. 21 —  more than double the size expected by and its … Continue reading

    Yankee CAP Citizen Reps Announced

    The 6 “citizen representatives” have been chosen for the Vermont Yankee Decommissioning Community Advisory Panel (CAP). Per the AP: Gov. Peter Shumlin has appointed Kate O’Connor, of Brattleboro, and Martin Langeveld, of Vernon. Sen. President Pro-Tempore John Campbell has appointed … Continue reading

    August 16, 2014

    Aug. 20: Public Hearing on Water Permit

    Please attend the hearing about VT Yankee’s thermal discharge permit on 8.20.14 (details below). Despite the fact that VT’s Agency of Natural Resources (ANR) acknowledges that Entergy used outdated computer analysis rather than real water sampling to determine the impacts … Continue reading

    July 25, 2014

    Out of the Fission Frying Pan

    Safe and Green is working with others fighting extreme energy and global warming to create a truly safe and green energy future.  Member Ann Darling has written an excellent essay on the next chapter in Vermont Yankee, published in Energy … Continue reading

    July 21, 2014

    Mass. Solar: Just Raise the Cap!

    Just Raise the CAP                 July 21, 2014 Thank you all for making calls and sending out emails! We are making progress! There is still more work to do. H.4185 is still in House Ways and Means. … Continue reading

    July 17, 2014

    Finally! Water Permit

    VT’s Agency of Natural Resources is taking PUBLIC COMMENT on Entergy’s  Clean Water Act permit. Here is ANR’s press release with links to the draft permit & fact sheet. The public comment period on the permit has begun and has … Continue reading

    July 16, 2014

    Mass. Voters: Save Our Solar

     Please take action today, and share with Massachusetts friends and family: SAVE OUR SOLAR — Action Alert to stop H.4185 Why we must act now – Call today! Why we must act now – Call today! July 15, 2014 H.4185, … Continue reading

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