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Vernon Gassing Up

Here is the VtDigger report on the gas meeting in Vernon this past Tuesday night. It was a standing-room only crowd. The moderator said that Vernon residents would speak first, but as the meeting went on he never said when non-residents … Continue reading

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Juggling 3 Reactors

The NRC says there is nothing to worry about: Entergy’s finances are just jim dandy. But the State of Vermont disagrees, and Green Mtn. Power recently joined the state’s campaign to see that decommissioning trust funds (DTF) are used for … Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders and Nuclear Power

On Facebook, the question of where Vermont Senator & presidential candidate falls on nuclear power. He has long been an ally on many fronts. Here are some YouTube videos on his stand. They go back to 2007 but these are … Continue reading

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September E-Newsletter

Dear Friends of Safe & Green,  No wonder Entergy is holding tight to Yankee’s decommissioning purse strings, raiding the cookie jar, and refusing to report any withdrawals. Today’s Boston Globe said Entergy’s “stock price has plummeted by nearly 30% this … Continue reading

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The NRC Sticks Its Head in the Sand

As one activist quipped, “The ostrich sticks its head in the sand.” The NRC has cancelled a radiation safety study in the US. It says it would cost too much to study health impacts of nuclear sites on host communities. … 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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Juanita’s Memorial Parade & Service

This Saturday, May 30, activists from around the country will gather in Greenfield to honor Juanita Nelson. Juanita and her husband, Woody Nelson, helped organize the first Freedom Rides in the 1940s and became war tax resisters at that time. … Continue reading

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May 28 NDCAP – June 1 NRC – June 4 PSB

UPCOMING … details below May 28: NDCAP Meeting — PSB & dry cask storage pad on the agenda June 1: NRC public comment period on EPZ ends June 4: Public hearing on PSB & dry cask storage pad June 13-16: … Continue reading

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Fukushima 2015

In 2011, we watched in horror as triple disasters unfolded in Japan.  We learned that at Fukushima Dai’ichi were Mark 1 GE BWR  reactors  — the same age,make and model as VT Yankee. We watched explosions in reactors that looked … Continue reading

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We Are Stakeholders

Tonight may be our last chance to look the NRC staff in the eye and tell them what we think of Entergy & the NRC’s nuclear regulations. So come on over at 6pm to the Quality Inn in Brattleboro Putney … Continue reading

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