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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
[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