Tag Archives: Vermont Yankee Nuclear

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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NDCAP Meeting

Per VT Dept of Public Service website: http://publicservice.vermont.gov/topics/electric/nuclear The January 2015 meeting of the Vermont Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel (NDCAP), previously scheduled for Thursday, January 22, has been rescheduled to Wednesday, January 28.  The meeting will be held at … Continue reading

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Nuclear Waste Threatens Our Future

Nancy Braus of the Safe & Green steering committee has an excellent editorial in today’s Brattleboro Reformer. It is useful reading for anyone (hopefully YOU) planning on making a comment to the NRC Public Hearing on decommissioning on February 19. … Continue reading

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Adapting to Change

Nina Keller, a long-time anti-nuclear activist, is the author of this letter published in the Greenfield Recorder last week. We have heard the same questions and sentiments in the movement, but few have expressed them publicly. Thanks for getting it … Continue reading

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NRC Hearing 02.19.15

At the request of the State of Vermont, the NRC has changed the date of its public hearing on Vermont Yankee decommissioning to February 19, from 6-9pm at the Quality Inn in Brattleboro. [1380 Putney Road. Take I-91 to Exit … Continue reading

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Party On!

Wow! What a night! About 150 folks braved the wicked weather, filled the dance floor, hugged old friends, congratulated each other, and took to the dance floor in celebration of 42 years of working to shut down Vermont Yankee. If … Continue reading

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12:12 pm on 12.29.14

Vermont Yankee has officially powered down and is off-line …. forever. Just let that sink in. Hundreds of articles, blog posts, and OpEds have been published about Yankee closing. Here’s a selection: WCAX-TV  Entergy Press Release The Guardian: “VT Shutters … Continue reading

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One Quick Take on NDCAP 12.18.14

Last night’s meeting of the Nuclear Decommissioning Citizen Advisory Panel (NDCAP) was chock full of good news – and bad. First, the good news. Chris Recchia, chair of NDCAP and Commissioner of the VT Dept. of Public Service, said that … Continue reading

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“You Done Good”

An Oped by former VT Governor Tom Salmon has been widely published in recent days. Leslie Sullivan Sachs of Safe & Green quickly scribbled a response when she heard the local weekly paper was also publishing it. We have posted … Continue reading

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NRC Questions Entergy on EPZ Risks

Entergy wants to save some money by reducing the Emergency Planning Zone (EPZ) from 10-miles to its footprint of 148 acres when it stops producing power.  Two weeks after being granted a Certificate of Public Good, Entergy asked the NRC … Continue reading

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