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April 2015

Kevin Kamps on Nuclear Waste Management

April 6, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Centre Congregational Church, 193 Main Street
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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Kevin Kamps will make a presentation, answer questions, and lead a discussion on nuclear waste management and dry cask storage at VT Yankee. 7:00pm, Parlor, Centre Congregational Church, Main Street, Brattleboro. Few topics are more timely for VT Yankee decommissioning than what to do with the radioactive waste. Kevin serves as Radioactive Waste Watchdog at Beyond Nuclear. He specializes in high-level rad. waste management and transportation; fighting extensions at old, and licenses for new, reactors in the Great Lakes region,…

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Greenfield Meeting on Decomm & EPZ

April 14, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Greenfield Community College, 270 Main Street
Greenfield, MA United States
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Informational meeting on decommissioning Yankee and end of the EPZ. From the Greenfield Recorder 03.31.15: "Rep. Paul Mark, D-Peru, has scheduled an April 14 “informational forum” in Greenfield to discuss the planned decommissioning of the plant, which is not scheduled to begin for decades because Entergy Nuclear is waiting for the $660 million decommissioning trust fund to amass the $1.2 billion currently estimated for dismantling and cleaning up the reactor. Entergy representatives plan to attend the forum, at 6:30 p.m.…

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June 2015

Film: Decommissioning VY – Mission Impossible?

June 3, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bethany United Church of Christ, 115 Main Street
Montpelier, VT United States
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Decommissioning Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station: Mission Impossible? MONTPELIER, VT --  What are the challenges for decommissioning the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station, permanently closed since December 2014? A public event in Montpelier, VT on Wednesday, June 3, 2015 will answer some of these questions. The event will take place from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Bethany United Church of Christ, 115 Main Street, Montpelier, VT. The event is free and open to the public. The evening will…

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October 2016

Power Struggle – Northampton

October 23, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Academy of Music Theater, 274 Main Street
Northampton, MA United States
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After 7 years in the making, local area filmmaker Robbie Leppzer is holding two “Sneak Preview” benefit fundraiser screenings of his new 104-minute feature-length documentary film, POWER STRUGGLE, which chronicles the grassroots political battle to close the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant. POWER STRUGGLE is an inspiring story of democracy in action, about whether citizens’ voices will be heard against big moneyed interests, and what people in our local area are doing to make a difference for a safe and sustainable energy future. The film is…

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November 2016

Power Struggle – Brattleboro

November 3, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Latchis Theater, Main St.
Brattleboro, Vermont
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After 7 years in the making, local area filmmaker Robbie Leppzer is holding two “Sneak Preview” benefit fundraiser screenings of his new 104-minute feature-length documentary film, POWER STRUGGLE, which chronicles the grassroots political battle to close the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant. POWER STRUGGLE is an inspiring story of democracy in action, about whether citizens’ voices will be heard against big moneyed interests, and what people in our local area are doing to make a difference for a safe and sustainable…

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December 2016

NDCAP: Special Meeting on Sale of VT Yankee

December 1, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brattleboro Union Middle School, 109 Sunny Acres Drive
Brattleboro, VT 05301
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On Election Day (November 8, 2016) Entergy announced plans to sell Vermont Yankee to a consortium of four companies, led by NorthStar Group. The sale must be approved by the Public Service Board and Nuclear Regulatory Commission.  Press coverage is here: vtdigger.org/2016/11/08/  and reactions from the Governor, the New England Coalition and others are here:  vtdigger/optimism-tempered-questions/ The CEO of NorthStar and Entergy VP Mike Twomey will give a 45 minute presentation on the proposed sale during a special Nuclear Decommissioning Citizen…

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May 2017

Environmental Justice & Nuclear Waste Tour

May 6, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Centre Congregational Church, 193 Main Street
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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Environmental Justice and Nuclear Waste: The Road from Vermont Yankee to Texas Read more about the issue in our news post here   May 3 Pilgrim reactor: 7:00-9:00pm, Kingston Council on Aging, 30- Evergreen St., Kingston, MA.. RSVPs appreciated: info@capecodbaywatch.org May 4 Seabrook NH reactor: 7:00pm, Central Congregational Church, 14 Titcomb St., Newburyport, MA May 5 Vermont Yankee: 5:30 Pot Luck, 6:30 Program. Christ Church, 64 State Street, Montpelier, VT May 6 Vermont Yankee: First Congregational  Church, Greenfield, MA, 1:00- 3:00…

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February 2018

NVDA Training

February 10, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Brattleboro Food Coop Community Room, Community Room
Brattleboro, VT United States
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Non Violent Direct Action Training Opportunity: Call for NVDA Training Participants (REGISTRATION DEADLINE: FEBURARY 3rd, 2018) sponsored by Post Oil Solutions and 99th Monkee Affinity Group Saturday, February 10th, 2017 at the Brattleboro Food Co-op (2 Main Street, Brattleboro, VT, 05301) in the Community Room on the 2nd Floor. 9:30am-5pm. TRAINERS: Cate Woolner & Carol Lewis The workshop is free. Bagels, muffins, scones, croissants, fruit, coffee & tea will be available throughout the day. For lunch, bring your own, eat in…

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September 2018

Environmental Justice & Nuclear Waste Tour

September 19, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Centre Congregational Church, 222 Main Street
Brattleboro, VT United States
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April 2019

Nuclear Bombers in VT

April 22, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Centre Congregational Church, 193 Main Street
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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Join Citizens Against Nuclear Bombers in Vermont (CANBVT), Safe and Green Campaign, and other concerned citizens in a discussion about the F-35 nuclear bombers soon to be based in Burlington. Dr. Ira Hefland of Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) is our featured speaker for the night. Come get informed on the bombers and what it means to have them based in our state on Monday, April 22nd 6:00pm Centre Congregational Church, 193 Main Street in Brattleboro. We will meet in…

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