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March 2016

Fukushima 5 Vigil

March 12, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Pliny Park, Corner of Main St. & High St.
Brattleboro, VT United States
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Since the March 11, 2011 nuclear meltdowns of four reactors in Fukushima Japan -- reactors like our own in make, model and age -- Safe & Green has honored those in the Fukushima nuclear evacuation zone with vigils, educational programs, and "sister town" actions.  On Saturday, March 12 we will gather in Pliny Park in Brattleboro. Please join us between 10:00 am and noon. Many of us will wear black.

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September 2016

Regenerations

September 25, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
118, 118 Elliot St.
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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$10
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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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Power Struggle

November 3, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Latchis Theater, Main St.
Brattleboro, Vermont
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The long-awaited Vermont Premiere of Robbie Leppzer's documentary. Filmed over five years, this feature-length documentary follows the unfolding drama as citizen activists and elected officials – alarmed at increasing safety violations – took on the federal government and one of the biggest nuclear power companies in America to call for closure of the reactor when its original 40-year license expires. http://powerstrugglemovie.com/  

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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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March 2017

Fukushima Six Vigil

March 11, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Pliny Park, Corner of Main St. & High St.
Brattleboro, VT United States
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Safe & Green is hosting a vigil at Noon in Pliny Park, Main St & High St., Brattleboro. For the sixth year, we call attention to the on-going nuclear disaster in Fukushima, Japan. Stand in solidarity with the evacuees of a region once as productive, beautiful and beloved as our own. Please download and distribute this PDF flyer: Fukusima 2017 poster Read our news post here for more articles and interviews. Our 2017 update is here: 2017 Fukushima Year in…

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April 2017

Public Service Board Public Hearing

April 6, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Vernon Elementary School, Governor Hunt Road
Vernon, VT United States
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The Public Service Board (PSB) has scheduled a public hearing on the sale of Vermont Yankee by Entergy to NorthStar Group Services LLC. Entergy and NorthStar are asking the PSB to grant a Certificate of Public Good for the sale by the fall of 2018. The PSB will hold a second public hearing later in the process, after the parties have submitted evidence. It is unusual for the PSB to have two hearings. Also unusual are the number of parties…

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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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NRC Public Meeting

May 25, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Brattleboro Area Middle School Multi Purpose Room, 109 Sunny Acres
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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From Kate O'Connor, chair of the Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel 04.28.17 Save the Date:  Thursday, May 25 – Nuclear Regulatory Commission in Vermont As you know, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission agreed to attend a meeting of the Vermont Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel to take public comment on the Entergy/NorthStar license transfer request and NorthStar’s revised PSDAR.  Thursday, May 25 6pm-9pm (the next regularly scheduled NDCAP meeting). Brattleboro Area Middle School, 109 Sunny Acres Drive.  Google Map The meeting…

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