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Entergy Nuclear: the Nuclear Renaissance in Reverse

Blog by Jim Riccio | November 8, 2010 9 comments

Entergy Nuclear has had a bad year in Vermont and this past week was no exception.   Within hours of the election of Peter Shumlin as the next Governor of Vermont, Entergy put the aging Vermont Yankee nuclear plant up for sale.

Anti nuclear candidate wins Vermont Governor's Race

Blog by Jim Riccio | November 3, 2010

This afternoon we're a step closer to shutting down Vermont Yankee! In an extremely close race, Peter Shumlin (D) defeated Brain Dubie (R) and will be the next Governor of the Green Mountain State. Shumlin is an avowed opponent of...

Obama's atomic blunder

Blog by getting_to_solartopia | February 17, 2010 8 comments

As Vermont seethes with radioactive contamination and the Democratic Party crumbles, Barack Obama has plunged into the atomic abyss.  In the face of fierce green opposition and withering scorn from both liberal and conservative budget...

The Year in PIctures 2010

Image gallery | December 20, 2010

One World Lands in the Green Mountain State to Shut Down Vermont Yankee

Blog by satyagraha | November 4, 2009

Entergy Nuclear's Vermont Yankee reactor is nearing the end of its 40-year operating permit, and the company is seeking a 20-year license renewal. Entergy's mismanagement has actually been an asset to Greenpeace's campaign to make sure...

Vermonters get it: VT Yankee needs to retire

Blog by lisa_r | May 14, 2009 4 comments

For the month of April, I toured around Vermont with Greenpeace’s solar truck, the Rolling Sunlight, to talk to Vermonters about nuclear power (view a slideshow ). Our tour was specifically targeting Vermont Yankee, the ever-aging...

Vermont Senate vote shows that Obama's nuclear renaissance is dead on arrival

Blog by john_deans | February 25, 2010 3 comments

Well, somehow this cloudy day seems a little brighter as we look back on yesterday's victory up here in Vermont. Yesterday a whopping 26 members of the 30-member state Senate voted against continuing the license at Vermont Yankee...

Homer Simpson Wasn't Available

Blog by mark_floegel | February 4, 2010 3 comments

In the deep winter of New England, the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant is leaking radioactive tritium into the groundwater. This is bad timing for Yankee’s owner, Entergy of Louisiana, because the Vermont legislature is currently...

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