Meetings Coming Up: VSNAP, House Comm. on VY Closure, NRC on Waste

Some important meetings are coming up. Please show you support for prompt, safe closure and decommissioning – show up! VT House Committee hearings in Vernon 10/28. Also on 10/28,  NRC hearing on nuclear waste storage, in Chelmsford, MA 6-9pm. VSNAP 11/14/13 at 6pm at BUHS.

1.) Oct. 16, 6-9pm: VT State Nuclear Advisory Panel (VSNAP) UPDATE:Dr. William Irwin gave a power point which you can view as a PDF here: VY Decommissioning to VSNAP .

Rep. Mike Hebert (R-Vernon), a friend of Entergy, has been selected to replace former Rep. Sarah Edwards, a staunch ally of ours and a tireless advocate for shutting the reactor down. You can find the agenda here.  The public will be given an opportunity to comment after each agenda item, rather than waiting until the end of the meeting.  2012 VSNAP annual report  Click here for details.

2.) VT House Natural Resources Committee and House Commerce Committee will be in Vernon at the elementary school on October 28. “The 1:30 p.m. session will be geared toward local officials from towns including Vernon, Guilford and Brattleboro. That session is open to the public, but Hebert said residents who want to testify should attend the 5 p.m. session for the general public.” [Brattleboro Reformer article]. Click here for details.

3.) The NRC will hold a hearing on the environmental impacts of nuclear waste on October 28 in Chelmsford, MA, 6-9pm. Folks from Safe and Green are carpooling; contact us if you want to carpool with others. Click here for details.

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