Category Archives: Action

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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Yikes! MORE Seabrook power in VT?

Do you want more electricity from nuclear power in Vermont? We were all mighty disappointed when Green Mountain Power (GMP) turned to Seabrook after Entergy mucked up its power purchase negotiations. The current deal provides 60 MW until 2034.  Now GMP … Continue reading

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Wake Up Calls

Entergy and the NRC sure got a wakeup call at the NRC hearing Thursday. They were probably hoping activists had lose interest in the fate of Vermont Yankee once it was shut down.But 200 people packed the room and we … Continue reading

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Emergency Planning Update

Background: Emergency planning in the evacuation zone There is currently a 10 mile “emergency planning zone” – the EPZ – around Vermont Yankee. The 18 towns in Vermont, New Hampshire and Massachusetts within the EPZ receive funding and training in … Continue reading

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February: A Month for a Miracle

I can point out to people that shutting down Vermont Yankee was a miracle, right? We weren’t, as the people, supposed to have that power. And people did it anyway. They insisted on it and they saw it through and … Continue reading

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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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VY Un-Plugs in 4 Weeks

Download to print our new flyer for your Fridge & Friends 28 Days until Vermont Yankee stops making power, stops making waste, and our Connecticut River valley is nuclear free again. Wow. What do you do? When you finally get … Continue reading

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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 350.org and its … Continue reading

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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

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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

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