Tag Archives: anti-nuclear

Five Years of Nuclear Disaster: Fukushima Anniversary

The fifth anniversary of the tsunami and earthquake which devastated Japan on March 11, 2011 caused the press to again — briefly — pay attention to the condition of the four Fukushima reactors, the radiated water gushing into the Pacific, … Continue reading

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PSR: 10,000 new cancers from Fukushima

Yesterday, Physicians for Social Responsibility released its research on the health impacts of Fukushima.  PSR estimates 10,000 excess cancers due to Fukushima.  Access the report or read highlights here. Howard Schaeffer, long-time cheerleader for VT Yankee and the nuclear industry, … Continue reading

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Nina Swaim Memorial

For four decades, Nina Swaim, from Seabrook to Wall Street to the gates of Vermont Yankee, Nina Swaim wrote, testified, and was arrested battling nuclear power and nuclear weapons, with wit, intelligence and passion. A gathering to commemorate her life … Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders and Nuclear Power

Our experience is that, along with US Sen. Ed Markey of MA,  US Senator Bernie has been the anti-nuclear movement’s strongest ally in Congress.  Recently, Sanders has been attacked as not being strong enough on  nuclear power, based on one … Continue reading

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Party On!

Wow! What a night! About 150 folks braved the wicked weather, filled the dance floor, hugged old friends, congratulated each other, and took to the dance floor in celebration of 42 years of working to shut down Vermont Yankee. If … Continue reading

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12:12 pm on 12.29.14

Vermont Yankee has officially powered down and is off-line …. forever. Just let that sink in. Hundreds of articles, blog posts, and OpEds have been published about Yankee closing. Here’s a selection: WCAX-TV  Entergy Press Release The Guardian: “VT Shutters … Continue reading

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To the Village Square

Everyone’s Books is proud to host author Lionel Delevingne to showcase his new book, “To the Village Square, which captures nuclear activism from Montague to Yankee to Fukushima. Lionel Delevingne has been the “family photographer” of an amazing body of … Continue reading

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NEW Countdown to Closure!

Remember our daily “Countdown to Closure” vigils at the gates of Vermont Yankee back in 2011 & 2012? We were marking the days until March 21, 2012, the day Vermont’s stamp of approval for nuclear operations expired.  Now watch our … Continue reading

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No Nukes Contingent: People’s Climate March

On Sunday, September 21 hundreds of thousands of people will march in New York to tell the world that action must be taken on climate change now. A few days later, the United Nations is holding a gathering of world … Continue reading

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NYC: Nuclear-Free Activists National Meeting

Nuclear-Free, Carbon-Free activists from all over the United States will gather on Saturday, September 20 from 2-6 pm at the Bread and Butter Deli, upstairs, 419 Park Avenue South (corner of 29th Street). #6 subway, 28th Street stop. The primary … Continue reading

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