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Historic Decision: Vermont Senate Votes To Retire Nuclear Plant

Feature story | February 25, 2010 at 14:22

The Vermont State Senate voted to retire the Vermont Yankee Nuclear plant, owned by the Louisiana based corporation Entergy. Despite Entergy’s efforts to renew the license for the 40-year-old reactor, the Vermont Senate voted to shut down the...

Vermonters have spoken!

Feature story | May 6, 2010 at 18:00

Vermonters have spoken!

One Less Fukushima-type Nuclear Reactor Threatening the U.S.

Blog by Jim Riccio | December 22, 2014

After a long struggle, the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant near Brattleboro is slowing shutting down and will cease to split atoms on December 29th. Congratulations to the people of Vermont! Their steadfast efforts over decades made this...

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 response to NRC relicensing of Vermont Yankee

Media release | March 21, 2011 at 15:17

WASHINGTON - 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:

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.

Vermont Senate Votes To Retire Vermont Yankee Nuclear Plant in Historic Decision

Media release | February 23, 2010 at 18:00

Today, the Vermont State Senate voted to retire the Vermont Yankee Nuclear plant, owned by the Louisiana based corporation Entergy. Despite Entergy’s efforts to renew the license for the 40-year-old reactor, the Vermont Senate voted to shut...

Shumlin Election Affirms Support for Clean Energy

Media release | November 3, 2010 at 12:53

On Election Day, Vermonters elected Peter Shumlin as their next governor. Greenpeace congratulates Governor-elect Shumlin.

Greenpeace airship flies over risky Entergy nuclear reactor: ‘Shut Down Vermont Yankee’

Media release | November 14, 2010 at 10:21

Vernon, VT – Greenpeace today flew an airship with a banner reading “Shut Down Vermont Yankee” over the risky and dangerous nuclear reactor to send a message to Entergy, the plant’s corporate owners and potential buyers. Following Entergy’s...

Greenpeace response to NRC relicensing of Vermont Yankee

Media release | March 10, 2011 at 18:03

WASHINGTON - March 10, 2011 - Today, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced that it will approve the relicensing of the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant. In response, Greenpeace Nuclear Policy Analyst Jim Riccio said:

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