Category Archives: Spent Fuel

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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Who’s Sacrifice?

On May 6, Safe & Green Campaign co-sponsored an event on nuclear waste. Lissa Weinmann wrote an excellent background piece based on interviews and research, Vermont Yankee-Expert says faster reuse unrealistic amid national waste dilemma and VtDigger covered the May … Continue reading

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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 tour details. Tour stops include Brattleboro Food Coop (Community Room, … Continue reading

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Critique of Holtec’s Dry Casks

Oscar Shirani worked for Commonwealth Edison & Excelon. He blew the whistle on the defects of Holtec’s dry casks. He was blacklisted by the industry. (He died in 2008.) Here is a summary of Oscar Shirani’s allegations against the Holtec … Continue reading

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NDCAP: CEO of Holtec Coming to Town

Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel (NDCAP) will meet 6-9pm on June 25 at Brattleboro Area HIGH SCHOOL Multi-Purpose Room (usual location – not previously stated Middle School), Fairgrounds Road, Brattleboro, VT 05301. Open to the public.  There is time on … Continue reading

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June 4: Public Hearing on Entergy’s radioactive waste storage pad

On Thursday June 4 please come and speak to the Public Service Board at its Public Hearing. This could be the ONE public hearing on Entergy’s plan to store 900+ tons of highly radioactive fuel in the village of Vernon … Continue reading

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Nuclear Waste Threatens Our Future

Nancy Braus of the Safe & Green steering committee has an excellent editorial in today’s Brattleboro Reformer. It is useful reading for anyone (hopefully YOU) planning on making a comment to the NRC Public Hearing on decommissioning on February 19. … Continue reading

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May 28: NRC Hearing Talking Points

NRC DOG & PONY SHOW May 28: aka Annual Assessment Meeting for Vermont Yankee. (6:30-8:30, BUHS, directions below). According to the Brattleboro Reformer (5.20.14) “The meeting will include a brief presentation on the decommissioning process followed by a formal question-and-answer … Continue reading

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Yes! Our Senators are Acting

UPDATE: May 14 Congressional hearing on decommissioning nuclear reactors – watch the full hearing on the US Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works here. [Note it begins at 0:15:50]. VTDigger and Rutland Herald covered the hearing. VT Dept of … Continue reading

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