Category Archives: Decommissioning

Pilgrim Shut Down!

Another nuke bites the dust! Pilgrim is the 4th to close since the closure of Yankee …. only 97 more to go, folks. Safe & Green Campaign gives a big shout out to all the individuals and groups who worked … Continue reading

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PUC Approves Sale of VY to NorthStar

To the surprise of no one, Vermont’s Public Utility Commission has approved the sale of Vermont Yankee from Entergy to NorthStar. VtDigger has a post here (by Mike Faher, updated on 12/7) and here is the Brattleboro Reformer’s article (by … Continue reading

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November 2018 Update

Heads up! This coming week on the Vermont Yankee front: 1) New England Coalition’s annual meeting is Saturday, December 1 at Brattleboro Savings & Loan, 221 Main St, in the community room beginning at 1:30pm. Enter at the back of … Continue reading

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2018 Nuclear Waste Tour

Environmental Justice & Nuclear Waste the road from New England to Texas and New Mexico CAN is organizing a High-level Nuclear Waste (HLNW) Tour in New England to address the abdication by the federal government and the nuclear industry to … Continue reading

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9/19 Env. Justice & Nuclear Waste Tour in Brattleboro

Environmental Justice and Nuclear Waste: The Road from New England to Texas When: September 18 – 22, 2018. Where: Burlington, Montpelier, Brattleboro, Greenfield, and Boston (exact schedule to follow). Brattleboro: Wednesday, September 19th 6pm at the Centre Congregational Church (Parlor Room), … Continue reading

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NDCAP June 28th

In an email, Kate O’Connor, Chair of the Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel, wrote: “The next meeting of the Vermont Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel will take place on Thursday, June 28, 2018 from 6-9pm in the multipurpose room at … Continue reading

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CLF Sums Up Objections

We can’t say it better than Sandy Levine of CLF. “… a confusing mess involving over a dozen separate corporations — many shielded from liability and without any assets of their own …” “the deal….lets Entergy walk away from the … Continue reading

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Public Hearing April 12

The VT Public Utilities Commission will hold a public hearing on the sale of VT Yankee at the Brattleboro Union High School multi-purpose room, 131 Fairground Road, Brattleboro. Please use the East side entrance past the gymnasium for entrance. At … Continue reading

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Public Comments & the NorthStar Settlement

Stephanie Hoffman, an attorney with the VT Dept. of Public Service, made a presentation on March 22 at NDCAP on how the department contributed to the settlement agreement among NorthStar, Entergy, the State and other parties to the sale. Her … Continue reading

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A Kumbaya Moment?

Thank you to everyone who showed up and who spoke at the NDCAP meeting on Thursday night. Despite the headlines (“Groups fall into step behind Yankee sale & decomm” and “Settlement allays concerns about VY sale” ), only Richie Davis … Continue reading

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