Category Archives: Decommissioning

2018 Nuclear Waste Tour

Environmental Justice & Nuclear Waste the road from New England to Texas and New Mexico CAN is organizing a High-level Nuclear Waste (HLNW) Tour in New England to address the abdication by the federal government and the nuclear industry to … Continue reading

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9/19 Env. Justice & Nuclear Waste Tour in Brattleboro

Environmental Justice and Nuclear Waste: The Road from New England to Texas When: September 18 – 22, 2018. Where: Burlington, Montpelier, Brattleboro, Greenfield, and Boston (exact schedule to follow). Brattleboro: Wednesday, September 19th 6pm at the Centre Congregational Church (Parlor Room), … Continue reading

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NDCAP June 28th

In an email, Kate O’Connor, Chair of the Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel, wrote: “The next meeting of the Vermont Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel will take place on Thursday, June 28, 2018 from 6-9pm in the multipurpose room at … Continue reading

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CLF Sums Up Objections

We can’t say it better than Sandy Levine of CLF. “… a confusing mess involving over a dozen separate corporations — many shielded from liability and without any assets of their own …” “the deal….lets Entergy walk away from the … 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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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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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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