Category Archives: NRC

NRC Returns to VT

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is returning to Brattleboro on May 25th. They want  to hear citizens’ thoughts on the license transfer (sale of Vermont Yankee to NorthStar), and will also take comments on NorthStar’s Post Shut Down Activities Report (PSDAR). … 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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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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Xmas Gifts

We found a few holiday gifts under our tree this season: Under pressure from regional nuclear activists, NDCAP, and our Congressional delegations, on December 24th the Nuclear Regulatory Commission extended the deadline to comment on nuclear reactor decommissioning rules. The … Continue reading

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VT & MA Congressional Delegations Tell NRC to Let the People Speak

US Rep. Peter Welch (VT), US Rep. Keating (MA), US Senators Bernie Sanders, Pat Leahy, Ed Markey and Elizabeth Warren are calling for an extension of the public comment period on new decommissioning rules. The current deadline is January 4th. … Continue reading

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NRC Opens Public Comment Period on New Decomm Rules

It will take a few years to create new decommissioning rules, and they will not affect Vermont Yankee decommissioning, says the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. But Safe & Green Campaign believes other states and citizens groups should learn for the lessons … 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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The NRC’s Magic Wand

Here is our latest e-newsletter. If you would like to be added to our e-mail list, fill out a contact form and let us know. Dear Friends of the Safe and Green Campaign, The last weekend in June has provided … Continue reading

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May 28: ISFSI & NDCAP

The Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel will meet on Thursday, May 28 from 6-9pm in the Multi-Purpose Room, Brattleboro Union High School, Fairgrounds Road, Brattleboro. It is open to the public — please attend! The State of Vermont is representing … Continue reading

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NRC: Public Comments Not Public

The comment period to the NRC on the PSDAR ended at midnight last night (March 24, 2015). A link to the Comment page is:  http://www.regulations.gov/index.jsp#!docketDetail;D=NRC-2015-0004 Only 2 of the 41 public comments submitted to the NRC are available on the … Continue reading

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