Category Archives: Entergy

PUC Approves Sale of VY to NorthStar

To the surprise of no one, Vermont’s Public Utility Commission has approved the sale of Vermont Yankee from Entergy to NorthStar. VtDigger has a post here (by Mike Faher, updated on 12/7) and here is the Brattleboro Reformer’s article (by … Continue reading

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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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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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Public Meeting on Pilgrim

The NRC will hold a public meeting in Plymouth on Tuesday, January 31, 6:30-9:30pm at the 1620 Hotel Ballroom in Plymouth.   Details are here.  The night before, there will be a workshop with Dave Lochbaum of the  Union of Concerned … Continue reading

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Another One Bites the Dust

On November 2, Entergy made two announcements: it posted a big loss for the quarter, it will close its Fitzpatrick reactor once its fuel has run out. Entergy blamed “market conditions” for the closure of the single-unit reactor on Lake … Continue reading

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Entergy Announces Pilgrim Closure

Yesterday Entergy announced that it plans to close the Pilgrim reactor in Plymouth, MA by 2019. When that happens, one-half of all the nukes in New England will be shut down! As we have written previously, even the lax NRC … Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders and Nuclear Power

Our experience is that, along with US Sen. Ed Markey of MA,  US Senator Bernie has been the anti-nuclear movement’s strongest ally in Congress.  Recently, Sanders has been attacked as not being strong enough on  nuclear power, based on one … Continue reading

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Entergy in a Tight Squeeze

No wonder Entergy is fighting to use Vermont’s decommissioning funds for all the expenses it can squeeze out. Entergy’s “stock price has plummeted by nearly 30 percent this year.”  Entergy’s bills are piling up: *** Entergy owns the 3 worst … Continue reading

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