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Greenpeace Activists Deliver a Message in the Air— Shut Down Vermont Yankee

Feature story | November 12, 2010 at 14:00

Greenpeace flew its thermal airship with a banner reading “Shut Down Vermont Yankee” over the risky nuclear reactor in order to send a strong message to Entergy, the plant’s corporate owners.

Greenpeace letter to Entergy CEO on Vermont Yankee nuclear reactor

Publication | November 10, 2010 at 11:47

On February 24, 2010, the Vermont Senate voted 26 to 4 to deny Vermont Yankee a certificate of public good. On election night the people of Vermont affirmed that decision by electing Peter Shumlin the next governor of Vermont.

Vermonters rally to support their state’s efforts to close Vermont Yankee

Blog by Jarred Cobb | June 27, 2011 1 comment

Entergy Nuclear’s efforts to run their aging and dangerous reactor past its scheduled closure date were rebuffed again in Vermont last week. Citizens rallied outside the federal courthouse where Entergy is seeking an injunction to keep...

Greenpeace welcomes move to shut down Japanese nuclear plant; will US nuclear...

Blog by Joe Smyth | May 6, 2011

CNN reports that Japan's Prime Minister has called for a nuclear plant that threatens millions to be shut down in the wake of the Fukushima nuclear disaster: Japan's prime minister said Friday he has asked the operator to...

Entergy still doesn’t get it...

Blog by Jim Riccio | January 14, 2011 3 comments

The Vermont Yankee nuclear plant in Vernon, VT has had more than its share of problems in 2010. Unfortunately for Entergy, the owner and operator of Vermont Yankee, many of those problems were self inflicted. When tritium,...

Will Entergy learn anything from the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan?

Blog by Jarred Cobb | May 6, 2011 2 comments

Entergy, the company trying to continue running dangerous old nuclear plants like Vermont Yankee , Indian Point in New York, and Pilgrim in Massachsusetts, is holding their annual shareholder meeting today. We sent them a letter ...

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