Tag Archives: decommissioning

NRC Public Meeting

From Kate O’Connor, chair of the Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel 04.28.17 Save the Date:  Thursday, May 25 – Nuclear Regulatory Commission in Vermont As you know, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission agreed to attend a meeting of the Vermont Nuclear … Continue reading

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Who’s Sacrifice?

On May 6, Safe & Green Campaign co-sponsored an event on nuclear waste. Lissa Weinmann wrote an excellent background piece based on interviews and research, Vermont Yankee-Expert says faster reuse unrealistic amid national waste dilemma and VtDigger covered the May … Continue reading

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Environmental Justice & Nuclear Waste Tour

Environmental Justice and Nuclear Waste: The Road from Vermont Yankee to Texas Read more about the issue in our news post here   May 3 Pilgrim reactor: 7:00-9:00pm, Kingston Council on Aging, 30- Evergreen St., Kingston, MA.. RSVPs appreciated: info@capecodbaywatch.org May … Continue reading

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NRC Returns to VT

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is returning to Brattleboro on May 25th. They want  to hear citizens’ thoughts on the license transfer (sale of Vermont Yankee to NorthStar), and will also take comments on NorthStar’s Post Shut Down Activities Report (PSDAR). … Continue reading

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The Road from Vermont Yankee to Texas

Safe and Green Campaign is co-sponsoring a New England tour which will connect the dots among environmental justice, nuclear waste, and nuclear reactors in our region. [Click here for the tour details. Tour stops include Brattleboro Food Coop (Community Room, … Continue reading

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Public Service Board Public Hearing

The Public Service Board (PSB) has scheduled a public hearing on the sale of Vermont Yankee by Entergy to NorthStar Group Services LLC. Entergy and NorthStar are asking the PSB to grant a Certificate of Public Good for the sale … Continue reading

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VY Yankee Clean Up Must Be Done Right

Sandy Levine of the Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) has a long history of working to protect the public and environment from Vermont Yankee before the Public Service Board. She has four suggestions you can make at the April 6 PSB … Continue reading

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Update: Public Hearings: VT 2 – NRC Zip

The Public Service Board announced that it will hold two public hearings, rather than the usual one, on the Certificate of Public Good for the sale of Vermont Yankee by Entergy to NorthStar Group Services LLC. The first session (April … Continue reading

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NRC & New State Commissioner at NDCAP 01.26.17

NRC meets with NorthStar, Entergy, Areva, and the rest about transferring the license on January 24th (for a presubmittal conference). 10-11:30 am at NRC HQ in Maryland. You can listen in and public comments will be taken at the end. For … Continue reading

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Nuclear Energy Isn’t Green

My Turn: Nuclear Energy Isn’t Green by Ann Darling, Safe & Green Campaign Greenfield Recorder 12.26.16 Here in the Pioneer Valley we live within a circle of five operating, decommissioning, or decommissioned nuclear power facilities and a nuclear submarine base. … Continue reading

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