Category Archives: Events

Meeting Alert!

2 May Meetings:  (1)  * NRC Annual Dog and Pony Show : Wednesday, May 28, 6:30-8:30pm, at Brattleboro Union High School’s Auditorium.  (2) VT Clean Energy Development Board public meeting on how to Windham County’s share of the $5.3 million … Continue reading

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May 6: Gala Opening of “Taking Power”

Joni Mitchell sang “paved paradise and put up a nuclear hot spot” on May 6, 1979 when almost 100,000 people marched on Washington DC, calling for an end of nuclear power and promoting renewables. Since that time, not one new … Continue reading

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Public Service Board gives Entergy a CPG

Vermont’s Pubic Service Board, in a 98-page decision which we are slogging through, has granted a Certificate of Public Good to Entergy to operate Vermont Yankee through December 31, 2014.  “The Company’s sustained record of misconduct has been troubling to … Continue reading

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Voices of Fukushima 2014

Safe & Green hosted a “Voices of Fukushima” gathering at the Brattleboro Food Coop Community Room on March 11. After watching short documentaries about Fukushima,  Chiho Kaneko gave a presentation, led a discussion on shifting the paradigm on radiation, and … Continue reading

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State of VT & Entergy Talks Fail

Time to for us to get pushy, since Entergy and the State were unable to come to a negotiated agreement on closure and decommissioning Yankee. They say talks will continue. In the meantime, the Public Service Board should make a … Continue reading

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A Day of Empowering the Grassroots

Safe & Green is co-sponsoring the annual Vermont Environmental Summit, so we’re headed to VTC in Randolph Center Saturday, 11/9.  Cleaning up Yankee in on the table for a morning energy issues “round table discussion focused on the strategies and … 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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In Boston 10/09: Jaczko, Bradford, Gundersen

Four Safe and Green members traveled to Boston October 9 to learn from a panel of speakers that included the former Japanese Prime Minister Kan with interpretation services by Chiho Kaneko of Hartland, Vt.; the former Chairman of the NRC, … Continue reading

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Taking Power

TAKING POWER: An exhibit of photographs of the local anti-nuclear movement by three area photographers. September and October at the Elliot Street Cafe, 134 Elliot St., Brattleboro, Vt. (open Wednesday-Sunday 8:30-2:30). Photographers David Shaw of Dummerston, Vt., Cate Woolner of … 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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