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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.

ENVY, the Seven Deadly Sins and Nuclear Power

Blog by Jim Riccio | June 22, 2011 2 comments

This week, Entergy Vermont Yankee or ENVY will have its first hearing after the Louisiana-based corporation sued the State of Vermont in an effort to run its forty-year-old nuclear reactor, the very same design and vintage of those at...

Nuclear Power's Threat to Clean Water

Blog by Jim Riccio | October 15, 2010 13 comments

Today is blog action day , an annual event held every October 15 that unites the world’s bloggers in posting about the same issue on the same day, and this year the topic is water.  One of many ...

Nuclear Agency placing industry profits ahead of public safety

Blog by Michelle Frey | May 9, 2011

Greenpeace’s nuclear policy analyst, Jim Riccio, is quoted in the following New York Times article about nuclear safety here in the United States. In the fall of 2007, workers at the Byron nuclear power plant in Illinois were...

Greenpeace response to NRC relicensing of Vermont Yankee

Blog by Jim Riccio | March 21, 2011

Today, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission approved the relicensing of the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant. In response, Greenpeace Nuclear Policy Analyst Jim Riccio said: It is...

License Renewal Vote Says More About NRC Than Vermont Yankee

Blog by jim riccio | March 11, 2011 1 comment

Yesterday, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) decided to end the legal proceeding on the license renewal for the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant and said that the agency expects to issue the renewed license soon. ...

Greenpeace nuclear campaigner Jim Riccio

Image | October 24, 2009 at 18:00

Greenpeace nuclear campaigner Jim Riccio speaks in front of the One World Balloon in Rutland, Vt., Sunday, Oct. 25, 2009.

Greenpeace nuclear policy expert Jim Riccio

Image | October 22, 2009 at 19:00

Greenpeace nuclear policy expert Jim Riccio speaks to other Greenpeace activists in front of the One World Balloon in Montpelier, Vt., Oct. 23, 2009. Greenpeace is campaigning to get the Vermont legislature to close the Vermont Yankee Nuclear...

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