Tag Archives: VY closure

VT Yankee: Regenerations & Power Struggle

The documentary Robbie Leppzer has been working on since 2010, entitled “Power Struggle,” will premiere this fall.  Mark your calendars: Sunday 2pm on 10/23 at the Academy of Music in Northampton, and it will open Brattleboro’s Film Festival on Thursday, … Continue reading

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Pilgrim: Work Together to Shut It Down

Yesterday, we joined the MA Downwinders and Cape Downwinders for the last leg of the March for the Children, from Dewey Square to the Statehouse in Boston. As we marched, I was reminded of how far the fight to shut … Continue reading

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VY UnPlugged Party

What do YOU do when  … you finally get what you’ve been working towards for years? … you know that the lives of your children and your community will be better because of what you have done? … you realize … 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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VYDA Countdown to Shutdown Pot Luck Celebration

As 2014 draws to a close it is time to Countdown to the Shutdown! And Vermont Yankee Decommissioning Alliance (VYDA) is Celebrating! PLEASE JOIN VYDA for a Countdown to the Shutdown Potluck Celebration 6 pm on Saturday, December 27 21 Maple Grove … Continue reading

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State Comments on PSDAR Posted

The extensive comments by Vermont’s state agencies on Entergy Post Shut Down Activities Report (PSDAR) have been posted on the state NDCAP website and on Entergy’s decomm website The state comments will also be presented at the NDCAP meeting tonight … Continue reading

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On Transparency & Spin

“Nuclear power requires obedience, not transparency. The gap between nuclear rhetoric and nuclear reality has been a fundamental impediment to wise energy policy decisions for half a century now. For various reasons in many nations, the nuclear industry cannot tell … Continue reading

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VSNAP Triples Size of Panel

Those on the VT State Nuclear Advisory Panel’s listserve received the following email , announcing that it invites recommendations for the 6 new citizen members to the panel. Note the word “Advisory” in VSNAP’s panel. While informed folks can argue … Continue reading

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May 6: Gala Opening of “Taking Power”

Joni Mitchell sang “paved paradise and put up a nuclear hot spot” on May 6, 1979 when almost 100,000 people marched on Washington DC, calling for an end of nuclear power and promoting renewables. Since that time, not one new … 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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