Tag Archives: Entergy v. Vermont Lawsuit

PSB Hearing Tues 1/14: Talking Points

This coming Tuesday, the Public Service Board (PSB) wants to hear from citizens like you. There are many details — but if we look at the forest, not the trees, the question is a simple one: do you trust Entergy? … 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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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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VT YANKEE TO CLOSE 2014!

Entergy put out a press release this morning at 8:20ish announcing that “it plans to close and decommission its Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station in Vernon, Vt. The station is expected to cease power production after its current fuel cycle … Continue reading

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Amend the Atomic Energy Act

The day after the Federal Court of Appeals decision on a state’s role in re-licensing nuclear reactors, and what a state legislature can and cannot say (or hear) Nancy Burton proposed that the Atomic Energy Act be amended. Read her … Continue reading

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Federal Court Appeals Decision

“The nuclear power industry has just been delivered a tremendous victory against the attempt by any state to shut down federally regulated nuclear power plants,” said Kathleen Sullivan, a lawyer for Entergy, which owns Vermont Yankee.” “Three judges in the … Continue reading

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Sing-A-Long with Safe & Green

At the “Defend Democracy” rally in April, Governor Peter Shumlin roused the crowd with a lively list of all the broken promises made by Entergy since they bought Yankee.  He told Entergy to go home to Louisiana, so we can … Continue reading

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5.23: NRC Open House ACTION ALERT

Wednesday May 23rd, 5:30-8:30pm, Brattleboro Union High School:  The NRC is coming to town to hold an “Open House” and “Public Meeting” about their GREEN LIGHT 2011 safety assessment of VT Yankee. Click here for the NRC’s PR and link … Continue reading

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March 2012 & Beyond

REFLECTIONS ON MARCH 22 “This is what a nuclear free movement looks like” Selected press & blog links to 3.22 coverage can be found on our Action Center 3.22 page, at our YouTube page and our Facebook page. MARCH 24th: … Continue reading

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Murtha & PSB Decisions

Judge Murtha issued an injunction prohibing the state from closing VT Yankee until the appeals court makes its decision. Further, “Judge J. Garvan Murtha ordered Monday that state law can’t be used to prevent Vermont Yankee from storing highly radioactive … Continue reading

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