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Train derails on way to load N-waste via Beyond Nuclear International

VT rail accident sends a clear warning The Brattleboro Reformer reports that a train on its way to load up nuclear waste from the decommissioning Vermont Yankee nuclear power station derailed on February 24, 2023. The derailment involved the “spacer” cars to … Continue reading

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“Non-violent creative tumult” via Beyond Nuclear

Film documents long campaign to get Vermont Yankee shut down Power Struggle is available for at home screening for a limited time, March 1-30. A portion of the $12 ticket price benefits Beyond Nuclear. Purchase your ticket here. By Linda Pentz … Continue reading

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Nuclear Power Documentary Film and Panel Discussion Coming to Chatham via CapeCod.com

CHATHAM –The documentary “Power Struggle” will be screened at the Chatham Orpheum Theater on Saturday November 11th,followed by a panel discussion. The film chronicles the heated political battle to close the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant. It shows how a nuclear … Continue reading

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Nuclear Activists Raise Concerns Over Vermont Yankee Quick Fix via The Valley Advocate

Over the last few months, a proposal to sell the now-closed Vermont Yankee Nuclear Plant to a company called NorthStar has gotten some attention. Vermont Yankee shut down in 2014 and is in Vernon, a town at the southeastern corner … Continue reading

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Vermont appeal of Nuclear Regulatory Commission rule shot down by court via The Berkshire Eagle

「。。。」The appeal was filed by the NRDC and attorneys general from New York, Massachusetts and Vermont, with amicus briefs filed by the California State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission, the Sierra Club and one “Native American community.” It called … Continue reading

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Vermont Yankee heading for ‘cold and dark’ via vtdigger

Take one look at the pale-green wall covered with white gauges in the Vermont Yankee control room, and it’s clear that the panel hasn’t changed much since the nuclear plant’s origins in the early 1970s. But there is something new: … Continue reading

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Activists Permanently Shut Down Vermont Yankee Nuke Plant Today via Eco Watch

By Harvey Wasserman The Vermont Yankee atomic reactor goes permanently off-line today, Dec. 29, 2014. Citizen activists have made it happen. The number of licensed U.S. commercial reactors is now under 100 where once it was to be 1,000. Decades of … Continue reading

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Nuclear: Carbon Free, but Not Free of Unease via The New York Times

Next week, if all goes as planned, the 42-year-old nuclear reactor at the Vermont Yankee generating station will be shut down for the last time. The steam turbine at the plant, which at its peak could make enough electricity for … Continue reading

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Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant is powering down via 22WWLP.com

Vermont Yankee provided about 70% of electricity generated in Vermont GREENFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant reactors will gradually power down until they’re completely shut down by the end of this year. Entergy Corporation announced last … Continue reading

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Senators say emergency preparedness zones needed around decommissioning nuclear plants via The Associated Press

BRATTLEBORO, Vermont — U.S. senators from Vermont, Massachusetts, New York and California are calling on the federal regulators to stop reducing or eliminating emergency preparedness zones around decommissioning nuclear power plants. Sen. Patrick Leahy and Bernie Sanders of Vermont have … Continue reading

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