Tag Archives: anti-nuclear

Vigil March 11: 10 Years Since Fukushima Disaster Began

March 11 marks ten years since Japan was hit by an earthquake and tsunami, destroying 85,000 homes and businesses. By 2021 the country could have rebuilt but for a disaster that continues today: the meltdown of three nuclear reactors in … Continue reading

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Nuclear Weapons and Nuclear Power

Thank you to Safe and Green Campaign’s Ann Darling writing this OpEd for My Turn in the Hampshire Gazette. —– I am very heartened by the signing of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons by 50 countries and … Continue reading

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Nuclear Bombers in VT

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 … Continue reading

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Year Eight of One Radioactive Disaster

It’s been eight years since the horrific events at Fukushima changed lives. If you’ve forgotten why we should still care about a disaster on the other side of the world, remember this: some of Japan’s nuclear reactors are the same … 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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Coalition Annual Meeting 10/21/2017

The New England Coalition on Nuclear Pollution (NEC) has been fighting for public citizens’ health and safety for over 40 years and are currently parties to the VT Public Utility Commission hearings on decommissioning. Please support NEC at their annual … Continue reading

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Indian Point Nukes To Close

It is official: Indian Point is closing! The State of New York and Entergy came to an agreement this past week to close one reactor in 2020 and the other in 2021. Both had been operating under expired NRC permits … Continue reading

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Power Struggle Sneak Previews

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 … Continue reading

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Five Years of Nuclear Disaster: Fukushima Anniversary

The fifth anniversary of the tsunami and earthquake which devastated Japan on March 11, 2011 caused the press to again — briefly — pay attention to the condition of the four Fukushima reactors, the radiated water gushing into the Pacific, … Continue reading

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PSR: 10,000 new cancers from Fukushima

Yesterday, Physicians for Social Responsibility released its research on the health impacts of Fukushima.  PSR estimates 10,000 excess cancers due to Fukushima.  Access the report or read highlights here. Howard Schaeffer, long-time cheerleader for VT Yankee and the nuclear industry, … Continue reading

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