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
Our tradition has been to post links to relevant news items in addition to our own commentary and actions. We are now faced with an overabundance of riches. Entergy’s closure of Yankee, and activists’ role in its demise, are important … Continue reading
“The nuclear power industry has just been delivered a tremendous victory against the attempt by any state to shut down federally regulated nuclear power plants,” said Kathleen Sullivan, a lawyer for Entergy, which owns Vermont Yankee.” “Three judges in the … Continue reading
On Saturday, August 10th, SAGE Alliance returned to the river for its 2nd Flotilla. In canoes and kayaks, with land lovers on the shore, we delivered our messages to Entergy. We celebrated water, which sustains all life. See photos, video … Continue reading
Join Safe & Green, Nuclear Free Vermont, and Citizens Awareness Network to march for a nuclear free future in Brattleboro’s 4th of July parade. Details on our Events tab.
Activists interested in energy issues will gather on Tuesday to explore together how nuclear free activists and other groups can connect & collaborate on other extreme corporate energy projects and support each other. Tuesday June 25th: 7pm @ Parlor of … Continue reading
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