Tag Archives: VY closure

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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PSB PUBLIC HEARING

For Talking Points, click here. For more background, see our Decommissioning Resources page and the PSB website.  Here is the Public Service Board announcement on the Public Hearings: NOTICE OF HEARING You are hereby notified that the Public Service Board … Continue reading

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PSB Hearing Tues 1/14: Talking Points

This coming Tuesday, the Public Service Board (PSB) wants to hear from citizens like you. There are many details — but if we look at the forest, not the trees, the question is a simple one: do you trust Entergy? … Continue reading

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Public Hearing Jan. 14

Yesterday there was a status conference at the Public Service Board on the Certificate of Public Good for Vermont Yankee, based on the deal made between the state and Entergy. There will be a statewide Public Hearing on January 14 … Continue reading

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State & Entergy Come to “Agreement”

On December 23, the State and Entergy held a press conference to announce that they have reached an “agreement” about closure and decommissioning Vermont Yankee. The State has also filed two Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) with the Public Service Board … 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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Decommissioning VT Yankee

Four speakers will present their knowledge and thoughts on the future of Vermont Yankee in a two hour panel at the Bridge Street School in Northampton, Mass on Sunday, Dec. 8th. Paul Blanch and Ray Shadis  participated in Maine Yankee … 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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VSNAP

Vermont State Nuclear Advisory Panel. (VSNAP) Meeting 6-9pm on Thursday 11/14 at Vernon Elementary SchoolAgenda (emailed to the public on 11/12): A status report on the reactor, and Entergy VP Mike Twomey will make a closure presentation, (including steps involved … Continue reading

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