Author Archives: Safe and Green Campaign

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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