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
It will take a few years to create new decommissioning rules, and they will not affect Vermont Yankee decommissioning, says the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. But Safe & Green Campaign believes other states and citizens groups should learn for the lessons … Continue reading
UPDATE: Entergy has offered towns first dibbs on the 37 sirens. (Read an article below.) Some towns are interested. The state is not. Here’s an idea: keep them active til all the radioactive fuel is moved from the fuel pool … Continue reading
On Thursday, Sept. 24th, emergency response — a topic of huge concern to most of us living in the shadow of Vermont Yankee — is on the agenda for the Nuclear Decommissioning Citizen Advisory Panel (NDCAP). The Emergency Planning program … Continue reading
UPCOMING … details below May 28: NDCAP Meeting — PSB & dry cask storage pad on the agenda June 1: NRC public comment period on EPZ ends June 4: Public hearing on PSB & dry cask storage pad June 13-16: … Continue reading
May 13 2015 Emergency Drill [pdf download] Entergy will perform a “full participation exercise drill” of the Emergency Plan. Since Entergy is eliminating the EP in April 2016 this could be the last practice.
There are a full slate of events on decommissioning issues scheduled for May and June. May 13 6-8:30pm: Let’s Talk, Let’s Do: Community Decommissioning Meeting sponsored by New England Coalition on Nuclear Pollution (NEC). Wednesday, May 13, 2015 from 6pm to … Continue reading
EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO 90% CHANCE OF SLEET & FREEZING RAIN = UNSAFE FOR WALKERS Download a poster here. Over 80,000 people still cannot return home to their towns in Fukushima, four years after the beginning of the disasters at … Continue reading