Tag Archives: Vermont Yankee Nuclear

Emergency Plan Exercises

May 13 2015 Emergency Drill [pdf download] Entergy will perform a “full participation exercise drill” of the Emergency Plan. Since Entergy is eliminating the EP in April 2016 this could be the last practice.

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Greenfield Meeting on Decomm & EPZ

Informational meeting on decommissioning Yankee and end of the EPZ. From the Greenfield Recorder 03.31.15: “Rep. Paul Mark, D-Peru, has scheduled an April 14 “informational forum” in Greenfield to discuss the planned decommissioning of the plant, which is not scheduled … Continue reading

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Kevin Kamps on Nuclear Waste Management

Kevin Kamps will make a presentation, answer questions, and lead a discussion on nuclear waste management and dry cask storage at VT Yankee. 7:00pm, Parlor, Centre Congregational Church, Main Street, Brattleboro. Few topics are more timely for VT Yankee decommissioning … 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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Two Yankee Clean Up Funds Explained

Susan Smallheer of the Rutland Herald published as clear an explanation of the decommissioning trust fund and the site restoration fund as we can expect, give the murky PR put out by Entergy. Worthy reading for those who follow the … Continue reading

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CANCELLED Fukushima: Four Years and Counting

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CANCELLED WALK & VIGIL: Fukushima Four Years & Counting

EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO 90% CHANCE OF SLEET & FREEZING RAIN = UNSAFE FOR WALKERS Download a poster here. Over 80,000 people still cannot return home to their towns in Fukushima, four years after the beginning of the disasters at … 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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[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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