Tag Archives: Vermont Yankee Nuclear

Keep Up the (Water) Pressure

Finally, the State is saying Yankee is violating the Clean Water Act and Vermont’s water quality standards! The Agency of Natural Resources cites evidence submitted to the Public Service Board by Connecticut River Watershed Council and VNRC in Docket 7862 … Continue reading

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No more evacuation planning?

Emergency planning has always been weak in the evacuation zone. Soon it could be non-existent. Today’s Brattleboro Reformer says Entergy wants to be exempted from evac zone planning beyond its borders as of April 2016. Deadline tomorrow 4/10/14: Comment (links … 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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Voices before the PSB

Forty citizens testified to the PSB Tuesday night on Vt Yankee’s future and we’ve posted a lot here to inform and inspire you. Now its your turn. If you missed the hearing, go ahead and write comments and then mail … Continue reading

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PSB PUBLIC HEARING

For Talking Points, click here. For more background, see our Decommissioning Resources page and the PSB website.  Here is the Public Service Board announcement on the Public Hearings: NOTICE OF HEARING You are hereby notified that the Public Service Board … Continue reading

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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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Public Hearing Jan. 14

Yesterday there was a status conference at the Public Service Board on the Certificate of Public Good for Vermont Yankee, based on the deal made between the state and Entergy. There will be a statewide Public Hearing on January 14 … 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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State of VT & Entergy Talks Fail

Time to for us to get pushy, since Entergy and the State were unable to come to a negotiated agreement on closure and decommissioning Yankee. They say talks will continue. In the meantime, the Public Service Board should make a … Continue reading

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Decommissioning VT Yankee

Four speakers will present their knowledge and thoughts on the future of Vermont Yankee in a two hour panel at the Bridge Street School in Northampton, Mass on Sunday, Dec. 8th. Paul Blanch and Ray Shadis  participated in Maine Yankee … Continue reading

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