Tag Archives: decommissioning

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

Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Public Service Board Public Hearing

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

Posted in Decommissioning, Entergy, NRC, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Update: Public Hearings: VT 2 – NRC Zip

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

Posted in Decommissioning, NRC | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on NRC & New State Commissioner at NDCAP 01.26.17

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

Posted in Climate Change, Decommissioning | Tagged , | Comments Off on Nuclear Energy Isn’t Green

NDCAP: Special Meeting on Sale of VT Yankee

On Election Day (November 8, 2016) Entergy announced plans to sell Vermont Yankee to a consortium of four companies, led by NorthStar Group. The sale must be approved by the Public Service Board and Nuclear Regulatory Commission.  Press coverage is … Continue reading

Tagged , , , | Comments Off on NDCAP: Special Meeting on Sale of VT Yankee

Asking Questions on VY Sale

On Election Day (11.8.16) Entergy announced plans to sell Vermont Yankee to a consortium of four companies, led by NorthStar Group. The sale must be approved by the Public Service Board and Nuclear Regulatory Commission.  Press coverage is here: vtdigger.org/2016/11/08/  … Continue reading

Posted in Decommissioning | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Asking Questions on VY Sale

Entergy Selling VT Yankee

While all eyes are on the US elections today, Entergy announced that it is selling Vermont Yankee to NorthStar Group Services. Links to articles are below.  An article is posted on VtDigger here: http://vtdigger.org/2016/11/08/entergy-sell-vermont-yankee-northstar  Entergy now plans to move the … Continue reading

Posted in Decommissioning | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Entergy Selling VT Yankee

When People & Money Leave (and the Plant Stays)

10.14.2016 report  issued: “When People and Money Leave (and the Plant Stays) – Lessons Learned from the Closure of the Vermont Yankee Power Station: A Tri-Region Experience.” Authored by Windham Regional Commission (Vermont), Southwest Regional Planning Commission (New Hampshire) & … Continue reading

Posted in Closure, Decommissioning | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on When People & Money Leave (and the Plant Stays)

VT Yankee: Regenerations & Power Struggle

The documentary Robbie Leppzer has been working on since 2010, entitled “Power Struggle,” will premiere this fall.  Mark your calendars: Sunday 2pm on 10/23 at the Academy of Music in Northampton, and it will open Brattleboro’s Film Festival on Thursday, … Continue reading

Posted in Events | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on VT Yankee: Regenerations & Power Struggle

May 26 NDCAP Meeting

  There were a few pleasant surprises at the May NDCAP meeting. Emergency Planning & Paying for Oversight The state of Vermont is resurrecting the EPZ! The state will take on responsibility for emergency planning beginning this July. It hopes … Continue reading

Posted in Decommissioning | Tagged , , | Comments Off on May 26 NDCAP Meeting