The NRC is coming to town on April 30th, for their dog and pony show, or “Annual Assessment”
You can go and ask why VT Yankee got ALL GREEN LIGHTS for their Annual Safety Assessment for the calendar year 2012. 5:30 Open House, 7:00 Q&A. At the Brattleboro Union High School, Fairground Road, Brattleboro (just off Exit 1, I91), in the Multi Purpose Room at the far end of the school. Continue reading
The letter below, by the Safe and Green Campaign, was co-signed by 80 citizens who live in the shadow of Vermont Yankee. You can read the full letter here on our Action page. Vermont Emergency Management has a website for the Vermont’s Radiological Emergency Response plan here.
Dear Governor Shumlin,
Thank you for your efforts to protect Vermonters from the hazards created by the operation of Vermont Yankee and the unscrupulous business practices of Entergy Corporation.
In 2010, we delivered into your hands a petition signed by 1,656 residents living within 20 miles of Vermont Yankee. Our petition said, in part, “We are tired of being asked to believe that evacuation plans will actually work. We ask that you imagine hearing the evacuation sirens go off and knowing that you will be separated from your children, that roads will be clogged, that there will be panic. “
It has been brought to our attention that, as Governor, you are required to sign a letter approving the state evacuation plan for Vermont Yankee by January 31st. We write to ask you not to sign off on the current Radiological Emergency Response Plan. Continue reading
Despite AP and local press reports to the contrary, those opposed to the 20 year license extension of Vermont Yankee were well-represented at the Public Service Board hearing in Vernon on Nov. 5th. Nikki Sauber kept a tally: “…of the … Continue reading
Hurricane Sandy looks like it could be a big one, folks. We have decided to postpone our “VY and the PSB” Forum for a week. Join us Monday, Nov. 5th for the same dinner, speakers, and phone bank organizing as … Continue reading
In case you need a reminder as to WHY it is important to speak out on Vermont Yankee, watch this video of US Senator Bernie Sanders and VT Governor Peter Shumlin, speaking at the DEFEND DEMOCRACY rally on April 14th. … Continue reading
Monday, August 6th at 7:00pm ~ Centre Congregational Church, 193 Main Street, Brattleboro, VT Award-winning author Cecile Pineda of Berkeley, California will discuss her recent book, Devil’s Tango, How I Learned the Fukushima Step by Step published by WingsPress. Devil’s … Continue reading
July has begun with a declaration of independence. 300 citizens from New England created a powerful procession in Vernon on Sunday, entered the Vermont Yankee gates, and delivered a gift to Entergy: a vision of a nuclear free future, powered … Continue reading
Wednesday May 23rd, 5:30-8:30pm, Brattleboro Union High School: The NRC is coming to town to hold an “Open House” and “Public Meeting” about their GREEN LIGHT 2011 safety assessment of VT Yankee. Click here for the NRC’s PR and link … Continue reading
Join the Marlboro Magpie Affinity Group on Friday, May 11, 2012, 7 pm at Marlboro School, Route 9, Marlboro VT for “Knocking on the Devil’s Door: Our Deadly Nuclear Legacy.” This film tells the story of the nuclear industry and … Continue reading