Tag Archives: Vermont Yankee Nuclear

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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NRC: No EPZ

[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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NDCAP Meeting

Two important issues are on the agenda of February’s Nuclear Decommissioning Citizen Advisory Panel meeting, the EPZ and the future of NDCAP. February 26, 2015, 6:00- 9:00 PM, Marlboro Grad Center, Room 2-E, 28 Vernon Street, Brattleboro State site to … Continue reading

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NDCAP: EPZ & 2015 Priorities

Please attend the NDCAP meeting this Thursday, Feb. 26 (6-9pm, Marlboro Grad Center, 28 Vernon St., Brattleboro).  Here are some of the issues on the Agenda: EPZ: A presentation by Entergy on the Evacuation Planning Zone with time for public … Continue reading

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Wake Up Calls

Entergy and the NRC sure got a wakeup call at the NRC hearing Thursday. They were probably hoping activists had lose interest in the fate of Vermont Yankee once it was shut down.But 200 people packed the room and we … Continue reading

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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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NRC & You (new date)

“The NRC & You” event originally scheduled for Monday, February 9 has been moved to Tuesday, February 17 at 6:00pm in Room 2C, Marlboro Graduate Center, Brattleboro. The NRC & You: How Can Citizens Hold Entergy Accountable for Cleaning Up … Continue reading

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Sr-90 + Sue = SOS

Strontium-90 has been found in groundwater at Vermont Yankee. Entergy threatens to sue. And with those bombshells this week, we are reminded that the message is simple: NO SAFSTOR. The state says no SAFSTOR. The state “believes decommissioning could begin … Continue reading

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Emergency Planning Update

Background: Emergency planning in the evacuation zone There is currently a 10 mile “emergency planning zone” – the EPZ – around Vermont Yankee. The 18 towns in Vermont, New Hampshire and Massachusetts within the EPZ receive funding and training in … Continue reading

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