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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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March 15 NDCAP Full Panel Meeting

MEETING OF THE FULL PANEL Monday, March 15, 2021 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Microsoft Teams Webcast/Teleconference The Full Panel will hold its first meeting of 2021 on Monday evening, March 15, 2021 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. In accordance … 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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NDCAP Rethinking Interim Nuclear Waste

11.16.2020 Reformer: Decomm panel to reconsider interim waste storage Headline: Decommissioning panel set to review earlier stand on interim waste storage By Susan Smallheer, Brattleboro Reformer VERNON — Should Vermont take a stand on a national proposal to create an … Continue reading

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Nuke Waste Action in Congress

Somehow, a staffer in Rep Welch’s office thought because nobody had spoken up about rad waste, it was okay to vote YES on Yucca Mountain and interim storage bills. Let him know he was wrong. While you’re busy writing to … Continue reading

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‘Bright Future’ of Nukes

The Greenfield Recorder published an article on page 1 of its January 7, 2020 edition headlined: Author Shares Thoughts on ‘Bright Future’ of Nuclear Power.  [Link to article is here] It includes cynical, jaw dropping statements like this: Environmental groups, … Continue reading

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NDCAP Meets Monday 1/13

MEDIA RELEASE Vermont Public Service Department Announces January 13, 2020 Meeting of the Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel.  Montpelier, VT – The Public Service Department today announced the next meeting of the Vermont Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel (VT NDCAP) … Continue reading

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One Persistent Question

“The issue is a perennial one: Will there be enough money to tear down, clean up and decontaminate the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant site in Vernon? And if the money runs out? What will happen?” The Brattleboro Reformer covered … Continue reading

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NRC Meeting on Community Advisory Boards

For details, see our post: Sept. 10: NRC meeting on Community Advisory Boards

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High-Level Nuclear Waste Tour 10/1-10/6

CAN Goes On the Road Again! [from http://www.nukebusters.org/] When: Tuesday, October 1 – Sunday, October 6, 2019. Where: New England. What: CAN is organizing a third High-Level Nuclear Waste (HLNW) Tour in New England with Cape Downwinders, Boston Downwinders, and … Continue reading

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