Category Archives: Education

“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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Update – People’s Climate March: Nuclear-Free, Carbon-Free

Sept. 20 / 21 People’s Climate March & the Nuclear Free Contingent In case you haven’t heard, 310,000 to 400,00 marchers were in New York City on Sept. 21 —  more than double the size expected by 350.org and its … Continue reading

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Out of the Fission Frying Pan

Safe and Green is working with others fighting extreme energy and global warming to create a truly safe and green energy future.  Member Ann Darling has written an excellent essay on the next chapter in Vermont Yankee, published in Energy … Continue reading

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Dept. of Energy & Our Safety

The Dept. of Energy (DOE) has been found at fault for the leaks of radiation into the air at the Carlsbad, New Mexico Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in February. 21 employees were affected, contaminated by levels of radiation. Poor training … Continue reading

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New! Improved! NRC Decommissioning!

Given the avalanche of known and expected nuclear reactors on the chopping block, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has freshened up its webpage on decommissioning. Bonus: Learn what the corporations and its captive regulator want you to know in this shiny … Continue reading

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No more evacuation planning?

Emergency planning has always been weak in the evacuation planning zone (EPZ). Soon it could be non-existent. Entergy wants to be exempted from evac zone planning beyond its borders as of April 2016. Brattleboro Reformer PLEASE GO TO OUR ACTION … Continue reading

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“Nuclear Goldilocks”

At the US Senate hearings in January, we heard the whining voices of nuclear power corporations speaking through a majority of the Senators on the NRC oversight committee. Their mantra is that the industry is over-regulated.  In 2012, industry pressured … Continue reading

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Voices of Fukushima 2014

Safe & Green hosted a “Voices of Fukushima” gathering at the Brattleboro Food Coop Community Room on March 11. After watching short documentaries about Fukushima,  Chiho Kaneko gave a presentation, led a discussion on shifting the paradigm on radiation, and … Continue reading

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Public Hearing Jan. 14

Yesterday there was a status conference at the Public Service Board on the Certificate of Public Good for Vermont Yankee, based on the deal made between the state and Entergy. There will be a statewide Public Hearing on January 14 … 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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