Tag Archives: NRC

NRC & You

CANCELLED FOR TONIGHT. We may reschedule for  after the NRC public meeting February 19 (our speakers are not available) but before March 23, the end of the NRC Public Comment period. +++++++++++++++++++++++ To help citizens prepare for the upcoming NRC … Continue reading

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NRC Public Comment Deadline

The NRC has extended the deadline to comment on Entergy’s plan to stop supporting the 10-miles Emergency Planning Zone. On April 2016, Entergy wants to limit emergency planning to the footprint of the reactor site. But highly radioactive fuel will … Continue reading

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NRC Hearing 02.19.15

At the request of the State of Vermont, the NRC has changed the date of its public meeting on Vermont Yankee decommissioning to February 19, from 6-9pm at the Quality Inn in Brattleboro. [1380 Putney Road. Take I-91 to Exit … Continue reading

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4 Days of Action for Nuclear Activists

Friends, Colleagues, Fellow Radioactivists Dedicated to a Nuclear Free Carbon Free Future in the Washington DC Area (4 H Center in Chevy Chase MD) Friday November 14th NUCLEAR WASTE DAY For folks from Communities around Closed or Closing Nuclear Power … Continue reading

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Decomm. Panel Notes & Reflections

The second meeting of the Nuclear Decommissioning Community Advisory Panel was held on Thursday, October 30th. The meeting was held at Vernon Elementary School, the reactor’s closest neighbor, and surely its first victim should an accident occur. (This was not … Continue reading

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Profits Before Safety

Will post-closure staffing reductions at Yankee put the public at risk if there is an accident in the spent fuel pool? An alliance of northeast groups continues to push the NRC to determine whether the poor financial standing of Entergy endangers … Continue reading

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NRC Questions Entergy on EPZ Risks

Entergy wants to save some money by reducing the Emergency Planning Zone (EPZ) from 10-miles to its footprint of 148 acres when it stops producing power.  Two weeks after being granted a Certificate of Public Good, Entergy asked the NRC … Continue reading

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SAFSTOR til 2053

Entergy has released its site assessment for Vermont Yankee decommissioning, waste management, and site clean-up.   Click here for the full report (PDF download). Check out our Decommissioning Resources page for a list of our concerns, as well as a digest … Continue reading

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$12.6B into the Death Spiral

The nuclear power industry got a huge boost today from YOU via the US Dept. of Energy. DOE is proposing $12.6 Billion (yes, B) in new nuclear “guaranteed loans” for existing and new nuclear reactors. Renewable Energy and Efficient Energy … Continue reading

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Open Letter to President Obama

July 2, 2014 Dear President Obama- The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has recently issued a spectacularly bad 4-1 decision regarding high level nuclear waste, stating that there is no reason why nuclear reactors need to move the high level toxic waste, … Continue reading

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