Category Archives: Action

Keep Up the (Water) Pressure

Finally, the State is saying Yankee is violating the Clean Water Act and Vermont’s water quality standards! The Agency of Natural Resources cites evidence submitted to the Public Service Board by Connecticut River Watershed Council and VNRC in Docket 7862 … Continue reading

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No more evacuation planning?

Emergency planning has always been weak in the evacuation zone. Soon it could be non-existent. Today’s Brattleboro Reformer says Entergy wants to be exempted from evac zone planning beyond its borders as of April 2016. Deadline tomorrow 4/10/14: Comment (links … Continue reading

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No Fooling

  On APRIL FOOL’S DAY we were back at the gates of Vermont Yankee. Entergy is not fooling us, and we are not fooling around. Public safety is no joke. Check out our skits on YouTube, as we play “Entergy … Continue reading

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Citizens’ Groups Briefs to the PSB

Since Entergy applied to Vermont’s Public Service Board in 2008 for a Certificate of Public Good to operate past March 21, 2012, citizens’ groups have been engaged in the legal process. The media blackout of the five groups’ responses to … Continue reading

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Safe & Green in DC

On Tuesday, Safe and Green members brought your voice to Washington, DC. Our message: the state and the public must have a real role in decommissioning planning, which currently is simply between the corporation and the captive regulator, the NRC. … Continue reading

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PSB Hearing Tues 1/14: Talking Points

This coming Tuesday, the Public Service Board (PSB) wants to hear from citizens like you. There are many details — but if we look at the forest, not the trees, the question is a simple one: do you trust Entergy? … Continue reading

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Public Hearing Jan. 14

Yesterday there was a status conference at the Public Service Board on the Certificate of Public Good for Vermont Yankee, based on the deal made between the state and Entergy. There will be a statewide Public Hearing on January 14 … Continue reading

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Write the PSB

VPIRG and CLF say NO CPG – shut it down now! All the parties have now weighed in on whether or not Entergy should be granted a Certificate of Public Good to operate through December 31, 2014. A brief synopsis … Continue reading

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Meetings Coming Up: VSNAP, House Comm. on VY Closure, NRC on Waste

Some important meetings are coming up. Please show you support for prompt, safe closure and decommissioning – show up! VT House Committee hearings in Vernon 10/28. Also on 10/28,  NRC hearing on nuclear waste storage, in Chelmsford, MA 6-9pm. VSNAP … Continue reading

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VT YANKEE TO CLOSE 2014!

Entergy put out a press release this morning at 8:20ish announcing that “it plans to close and decommission its Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station in Vernon, Vt. The station is expected to cease power production after its current fuel cycle … Continue reading

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