Tag Archives: nuclear

Public Meeting on Pilgrim

The NRC will hold a public meeting in Plymouth on Tuesday, January 31, 6:30-9:30pm at the 1620 Hotel Ballroom in Plymouth.   Details are here.  The night before, there will be a workshop with Dave Lochbaum of the  Union of Concerned … Continue reading

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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

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February E-News

Dear Friends of the Safe & Green Campaign, The 5th anniversary of the beginning of the Fukushima melt-downs, evacuations, contaminations and deaths is approaching, March 11. On Saturday, March 12, we will host a vigil at Pliny Park in Brattleboro. … Continue reading

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Yikes! MORE Seabrook power in VT?

Do you want more electricity from nuclear power in Vermont? We were all mighty disappointed when Green Mountain Power (GMP) turned to Seabrook after Entergy mucked up its power purchase negotiations. The current deal provides 60 MW until 2034.  Now GMP … Continue reading

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$12.6B into the Death Spiral

The nuclear power industry got a huge boost today from YOU via the US Dept. of Energy. DOE is proposing $12.6 Billion (yes, B) in new nuclear “guaranteed loans” for existing and new nuclear reactors. Renewable Energy and Efficient Energy … Continue reading

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Citizen Advisory Panel

The first meeting of the Nuclear Decommissioning Citizen Advisory panel is open to the public. It will be held at Brattleboro Union High School in the Multi-Purpose Room from 6-9pm. More info is here: http://publicservice.vermont.gov/announcements “The agenda for the September … Continue reading

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NEW Countdown to Closure!

Remember our daily “Countdown to Closure” vigils at the gates of Vermont Yankee back in 2011 & 2012? We were marking the days until March 21, 2012, the day Vermont’s stamp of approval for nuclear operations expired.  Now watch our … Continue reading

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Citizens’ Groups Briefs to the PSB

Since Entergy applied to Vermont’s Public Service Board in 2008 for a Certificate of Public Good to operate past March 21, 2012, citizens’ groups have been engaged in the legal process. The media blackout of the five groups’ responses to … Continue reading

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“Nuclear Goldilocks”

At the US Senate hearings in January, we heard the whining voices of nuclear power corporations speaking through a majority of the Senators on the NRC oversight committee. Their mantra is that the industry is over-regulated.  In 2012, industry pressured … Continue reading

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Safe & Green in DC

On Tuesday, Safe and Green members brought your voice to Washington, DC. Our message: the state and the public must have a real role in decommissioning planning, which currently is simply between the corporation and the captive regulator, the NRC. … Continue reading

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