Category Archives: Decommissioning

The Road from Vermont Yankee to Texas

Safe and Green Campaign is co-sponsoring a New England tour which will connect the dots among environmental justice, nuclear waste, and nuclear reactors in our region. [Click here for the May 6 event in Brattleboro; tour stops include Seabrook & … Continue reading

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PSB Sale Hearing Recap

Press coverage of the April 6 Public Service Board public hearing at Vernon Elementary School on the sale of Vermont Yankee (Docket #8880): Process for sale of VT Yankee said to be first arrangement of its kind (Greenfield Recorder 04.06.17) … Continue reading

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New: Links to NRC & PSB documents

We have collected current & selected historic documents relevant to the proposed sale of Vermont Yankee by Entergy to NorthStar, and posted them on one page, here: NRC Documents & PSB Docket Links. Some were too large for our website … Continue reading

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NDCAP Notes 03.23.17

My personal, rough notes from the 03.23. 17 meeting of the Nuclear Decommissioning Citizen Advisory Panel are posted here.  News articles on the meeting have been posted on the Decommissioning Resources page. — Leslie Sullivan Sachs My highlights of the … Continue reading

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VY Yankee Clean Up Must Be Done Right

Sandy Levine of the Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) has a long history of working to protect the public and environment from Vermont Yankee before the Public Service Board. She has four suggestions you can make at the April 6 PSB … Continue reading

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Update: Public Hearings: VT 2 – NRC Zip

The Public Service Board announced that it will hold two public hearings, rather than the usual one, on the Certificate of Public Good for the sale of Vermont Yankee by Entergy to NorthStar Group Services LLC. The first session (April … Continue reading

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Notes on Nuclear Decomm 1.26.17

These note are my own and I can’t claim to any accuracy. My personal comments are in italics & I am subject to bursts of sarcasm. Minutes will be posted on the NDCAP website, hopefully before the next meeting. Most … Continue reading

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NRC & New State Commissioner at NDCAP 01.26.17

NRC meets with NorthStar, Entergy, Areva, and the rest about transferring the license on January 24th (for a presubmittal conference). 10-11:30 am at NRC HQ in Maryland. You can listen in and public comments will be taken at the end. For … Continue reading

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Nuclear Energy Isn’t Green

My Turn: Nuclear Energy Isn’t Green by Ann Darling, Safe & Green Campaign Greenfield Recorder 12.26.16 Here in the Pioneer Valley we live within a circle of five operating, decommissioning, or decommissioned nuclear power facilities and a nuclear submarine base. … Continue reading

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Asking Questions on VY Sale

On Election Day (11.8.16) Entergy announced plans to sell Vermont Yankee to a consortium of four companies, led by NorthStar Group. The sale must be approved by the Public Service Board and Nuclear Regulatory Commission.  Press coverage is here: vtdigger.org/2016/11/08/  … Continue reading

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