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NRC Investigating Use of Decomm Funds

According to today’s Rutland Herald, the NRC questions Entergy’s use of the decommissioning funds, such as “using the $660 million fund for Yankee’s property taxes, Entergy Nuclear’s membership dues in the Nuclear Energy Institute, insurance, security staffing costs and shipping … Continue reading

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NRC: Public Comments Not Public

The comment period to the NRC on the PSDAR ended at midnight last night (March 24, 2015). A link to the Comment page is:  http://www.regulations.gov/index.jsp#!docketDetail;D=NRC-2015-0004 Only 2 of the 41 public comments submitted to the NRC are available on the … Continue reading

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Putting the Brakes on Entergy

Vermont has been getting the bum’s rush from Entergy since the August 2013 announcement that Vermont Yankee would shut down. On March 5, the State said “Enough!” and demanded that the NRC put on the brakes. [Reformer 03.06.15] [VtDigger 03.08.15] … Continue reading

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NRC: No EPZ

[3.12.15: CANCELLED due to weather:On Saturday, March 14, Safe and Green will walk from the gates of VT Yankee at noon, to honor the ghost towns of Fukushima.  We have a new reason to remember the 140,000 people evacuated on … Continue reading

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March 1 News Update

The weather isn’t the only thing heating up since the frigid NRC meeting last week. The big turn out of vocal activist Stakeholders at the NRC meeting, and again at this week’s NDCAP meeting, is helping to feed the fire … Continue reading

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Wake Up Calls

Entergy and the NRC sure got a wakeup call at the NRC hearing Thursday. They were probably hoping activists had lose interest in the fate of Vermont Yankee once it was shut down.But 200 people packed the room and we … Continue reading

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NRC Public Hearing

NRC will host a public meeting on Entergy Vermont Yankee’s Post-Shut Down Decommissioning Activities Report (PSDAR) from 6-9pm on February 19 at the Quality Inn in Brattleboro. Safe & Green Campaign and CAN will hold a workshop to prep citizens … Continue reading

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We Are Stakeholders

Tonight may be our last chance to look the NRC staff in the eye and tell them what we think of Entergy & the NRC’s nuclear regulations. So come on over at 6pm to the Quality Inn in Brattleboro Putney … Continue reading

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NRC & You (new date)

“The NRC & You” event originally scheduled for Monday, February 9 has been moved to Tuesday, February 17 at 6:00pm in Room 2C, Marlboro Graduate Center, Brattleboro. The NRC & You: How Can Citizens Hold Entergy Accountable for Cleaning Up … Continue reading

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NRC & You

CANCELLED FOR TONIGHT. We may reschedule for  after the NRC public meeting February 19 (our speakers are not available) but before March 23, the end of the NRC Public Comment period. +++++++++++++++++++++++ To help citizens prepare for the upcoming NRC … Continue reading

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