Tag Archives: anti-nuclear

“Nuclear Goldilocks”

At the US Senate hearings in January, we heard the whining voices of nuclear power corporations speaking through a majority of the Senators on the NRC oversight committee. Their mantra is that the industry is over-regulated.  In 2012, industry pressured … Continue reading

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Voices of Fukushima 2014

Safe & Green hosted a “Voices of Fukushima” gathering at the Brattleboro Food Coop Community Room on March 11. After watching short documentaries about Fukushima,  Chiho Kaneko gave a presentation, led a discussion on shifting the paradigm on radiation, and … Continue reading

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State & Entergy Come to “Agreement”

On December 23, the State and Entergy held a press conference to announce that they have reached an “agreement” about closure and decommissioning Vermont Yankee. The State has also filed two Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) with the Public Service Board … Continue reading

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Decommissioning VT Yankee

Four speakers will present their knowledge and thoughts on the future of Vermont Yankee in a two hour panel at the Bridge Street School in Northampton, Mass on Sunday, Dec. 8th. Paul Blanch and Ray Shadis  participated in Maine Yankee … Continue reading

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Cleaning Up VT Yankee

“Cleaning Up VT Yankee: Three Perspectives” Since Entergy announced that it would stop producing power (and radioactive waste) at the end of 2014, there have been some proposals made about the best process and time line for decommissioning. We have … Continue reading

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Talks Continue

This evening, Dec. 3 Safe & Green hosts a free educational panel on decommissioning, “Cleaning Up Vt Yankee: 3 Perspectives” from 6:30-8:30pm at SIT in Brattleboro. Yesterday, confidential talks between the state and Entergy continued during an eight hour meeting … Continue reading

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Dec. 3rd: Cleaning Up VT Yankee

Just in time for for you to do a little background reading before our panel December 3rd, Dave Lochbaum has added a primer of decommissioning to Activist Toolkit. We’ve posted it on our Decommissioning Resources. Safe & Green Campaign will … Continue reading

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NRC Public Hearing on env. impacts of waste storage

NRC is holding public meetings on the extended storage of nuclear waste. The closest hearing to VT Yankee will be October 28, 6pm Open House, 7pm Public Hearing  Radisson Hotel & Suites Chelmsford-Lowell 10 Independence Drive Chelmsford, MA  01824 (near … Continue reading

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VSNAP Meeting

Comment from Safe & Green: (1) The format of the meeting has changed. Instead of waiting until the end of the meeting to comment on all agenda items, the public will have comment time at the end of each agenda … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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