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NEW Countdown to Closure!

Remember our daily “Countdown to Closure” vigils at the gates of Vermont Yankee back in 2011 & 2012? We were marking the days until March 21, 2012, the day Vermont’s stamp of approval for nuclear operations expired.  Now watch our … Continue reading

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Citizens’ Groups Briefs to the PSB

Since Entergy applied to Vermont’s Public Service Board in 2008 for a Certificate of Public Good to operate past March 21, 2012, citizens’ groups have been engaged in the legal process. The media blackout of the five groups’ responses to … Continue reading

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“Nuclear Goldilocks”

At the US Senate hearings in January, we heard the whining voices of nuclear power corporations speaking through a majority of the Senators on the NRC oversight committee. Their mantra is that the industry is over-regulated.  In 2012, industry pressured … Continue reading

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Safe & Green in DC

On Tuesday, Safe and Green members brought your voice to Washington, DC. Our message: the state and the public must have a real role in decommissioning planning, which currently is simply between the corporation and the captive regulator, the NRC. … Continue reading

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State of VT & Entergy Talks Fail

Time to for us to get pushy, since Entergy and the State were unable to come to a negotiated agreement on closure and decommissioning Yankee. They say talks will continue. In the meantime, the Public Service Board should make a … Continue reading

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Cleaning Up VT Yankee

“Cleaning Up VT Yankee: Three Perspectives” Since Entergy announced that it would stop producing power (and radioactive waste) at the end of 2014, there have been some proposals made about the best process and time line for decommissioning. We have … Continue reading

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Dec. 3rd: Cleaning Up VT Yankee

Just in time for for you to do a little background reading before our panel December 3rd, Dave Lochbaum has added a primer of decommissioning to Activist Toolkit. We’ve posted it on our Decommissioning Resources. Safe & Green Campaign will … Continue reading

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A Day of Empowering the Grassroots

Safe & Green is co-sponsoring the annual Vermont Environmental Summit, so we’re headed to VTC in Randolph Center Saturday, 11/9.  Cleaning up Yankee in on the table for a morning energy issues “round table discussion focused on the strategies and … Continue reading

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People Power Party!

YES! Vermont Yankee IS closing!! We ARE going to celebrate and to extend our gratitude to each other, before we work harder than ever to make our voices heard on keeping the reactor safe for the next year, to clean … Continue reading

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VSNAP Meeting

Comment from Safe & Green: (1) The format of the meeting has changed. Instead of waiting until the end of the meeting to comment on all agenda items, the public will have comment time at the end of each agenda … Continue reading

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