Please welcome Chikako Nishiyama, a nuclear refugee from Kawauchi, Japan, to New England. Ms. Nishiyama will be on a speaking tour of our area with Chiho Kaneko. Kawauchi , formerly a town of 2,300 hundred people 15 miles from the … 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
Saturday, March 30 @ 3:30: Leaks, Lies and Lawyers! Parade & Rally CLICK HERE FOR LINKS TO BILLS BEFORE THE VERMONT LEGISLATURE, HAND OUTS FROM THE RALLY, AND STORIES FROM THE DAY. THANKS TO THE 500+ FOLKS WHO’S VOICES WERE … 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
The Safe and Green Campaign is honored to host Chiho Kaneko once again, for a slide show presentation from her recent trip to Fukushima, Japan. She will speak at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, January 22 in the Parlor of the … Continue reading
New! CAN has written up “9 GOOD REASONS” for the PSB to deny Entergy a certificate of public good – none of which touch upon radiological health and safety. New! Shout Out to all Banneristas! Grab your banners and … Continue reading
Nov. 7th THE HEARING IS STILL ON, per the PSB website http://psb.vermont.gov/ PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD HEARINGS 11/7 & 11/19, 2012 Vermont’s Public Service Board will decide if Entergy receives permission to continue operating in Vermont for another 20 years. The … Continue reading
Almost two hundred miles of highway bridges, from Northampton in Massachusetts to Burlington, Vermont were festooned with no nuke banners over the October holiday weekend. Leaf peepers and locals alike were greeted by affinity groups on 22 bridges, heading north … Continue reading
THANK YOU to the hundreds who paddled, hoisted banners, shared binoculars, spoke and sang this past Saturday on the River. It turned into a perfect fall day for our action, sunny and breezy. Hundreds of activists shared their vision of … Continue reading
Due to high winds (up to 28 mph) and probability of severe thunderstorms this afternoon, the Flotilla is POSTPONED until next Saturday, September 15, same time, same place.