Tag Archives: Vermont Yankee Nuclear

Cleaning Up VT Yankee

“Cleaning Up VT Yankee: Three Perspectives” Since Entergy announced that it would stop producing power (and radioactive waste) at the end of 2014, there have been some proposals made about the best process and time line for decommissioning. We have … Continue reading

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Talks Continue

This evening, Dec. 3 Safe & Green hosts a free educational panel on decommissioning, “Cleaning Up Vt Yankee: 3 Perspectives” from 6:30-8:30pm at SIT in Brattleboro. Yesterday, confidential talks between the state and Entergy continued during an eight hour meeting … Continue reading

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VSNAP

Vermont State Nuclear Advisory Panel. (VSNAP) Meeting 6-9pm on Thursday 11/14 at Vernon Elementary SchoolAgenda (emailed to the public on 11/12): A status report on the reactor, and Entergy VP Mike Twomey will make a closure presentation, (including steps involved … Continue reading

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People Power Party!

YES! Vermont Yankee IS closing!! We ARE going to celebrate and to extend our gratitude to each other, before we work harder than ever to make our voices heard on keeping the reactor safe for the next year, to clean … Continue reading

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NRC Public Hearing on env. impacts of waste storage

NRC is holding public meetings on the extended storage of nuclear waste. The closest hearing to VT Yankee will be October 28, 6pm Open House, 7pm Public Hearing  Radisson Hotel & Suites Chelmsford-Lowell 10 Independence Drive Chelmsford, MA  01824 (near … Continue reading

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VSNAP Meeting

Comment from Safe & Green: (1) The format of the meeting has changed. Instead of waiting until the end of the meeting to comment on all agenda items, the public will have comment time at the end of each agenda … Continue reading

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Meetings Coming Up: VSNAP, House Comm. on VY Closure, NRC on Waste

Some important meetings are coming up. Please show you support for prompt, safe closure and decommissioning – show up! VT House Committee hearings in Vernon 10/28. Also on 10/28,  NRC hearing on nuclear waste storage, in Chelmsford, MA 6-9pm. VSNAP … Continue reading

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New! CAN Decommissioning Fact Sheet & Brochure

Citizens Awareness Network has posted two new resources on their website: a brochure “Clean Up VT Yankee Safely and Completely” and a Fact Sheet, “VT Yankee: Slow and Thorough Decommissioning.” You can download the documents here: http://www.nukebusters.org/resources-reports-materials.shtml

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New! Resources Page on VY Decommissioning

Safe and Green Campaign is compiling useful links to resources on Vermont Yankee Decommissioning. Click RESOURCES in the green tab line above, to get to the new page. It is a work in progress. Email your suggestions to safeandgreencampaign@gmail.com with … Continue reading

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TAKING POWER: Photo Exhibit & Opening Reception

“Taking Power: Photographs from the Movement to Shut Down Vermont Yankee” will be opening from 5:30-8:00pm at the Gallery Walk on September 6. The show will take place at the Elliot Street Cafe for September and October. Three outstanding photographers’ … Continue reading

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