OUR MISSION: NEW ENGLAND COALITION ADVOCATES
FOR A SAFE, NUCLEAR FREE, ENERGY FUTURE
New England Coalition on Nuclear Pollution investigates the safety, suitability, and environmental effects of nuclear power plants; we participate in government hearings; and we inform the public and government agencies of the hazards and risks of nuclear power.
VT PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD
MARCH 14, 2017 TUESDAY
Proposed Sale of VY &
Site Restoration Standards
- No US Boiling Water Reactor has ever been decommissioned.
- The proposed purchasing company didn’t exist before Nov. 2016
- Promising to reneg on pledge to not bury radioactive waste from buildings on site
- Why do they think we deserve a more radioactive decommissioned site than in MA and ME?
New England Coalition encourages the public to attend an informational session at 6:00 PM (sponsored by the Vermont Public Service Department) followed by the Public Hearing from 7:00-9:00 PM. Vernon Elementary School. The board would like to hear your concerns on the proposed sale of Vermont Yankee (including the decommissioning fund) and establishment of site clean-up standards. www.NewEnglandCoalition.org 802-257-0336
Vermont Yankee is For Sale. Current owner Entergy Nuclear Vermont Yankee and proposed buyer NorthStar Group Services have submitted a joint petition to the Vermont Public Service Board for state approval of the sale. Also in the petition NorthStar seeks approval for the limited clean-up which they have proposed ‘as a condition for the sale to proceed’.
The complete petition is available on our “VY For Sale” webpage.
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