Burlington Free Press: Entergy Sues State of Vermont

Apr 19, 2011 No Comments by

Reposted here from the Burlington Free Press. Download the Entergy lawsuit. MONTPELIER — Vermont Yankee owner Entergy Corp. turned to federal court Monday to try to keep Vermont from shutting down the Vernon nuclear power plant, setting the stage for a final fight with the state regarding the plant’s future.

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Rutland Herald: Solar power is better choice

Mar 22, 2011 No Comments by

Reposted here from the Rutland Herald. Published: March 22, 2011   The nuclear crisis in Japan reminds us of the urgent need to develop renewable energy sources. In Vermont, though, controversy rages over which types of renewable energy development are appropriate. But this debate is actually moot. It doesn’t matter whether one believes that wind […]

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Rutland Herald: Yankee contamination appears to be spreading

Feb 09, 2011 No Comments by

Reposted here from the Rutland Herald. By Susan Smallheer Staff Writer – Published: February 8, 2011 BRATTLEBORO — The Department of Health announced Monday another well at the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant showed radioactive contamination, but at very low levels.

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VPR: State Utility Regulators To Review Power Projects

Jan 12, 2011 No Comments by

This story is reposted here from VPR. [audio:http://tranquil-dolls.flywheelsites.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/spot-0111apd.mp3|titles=spot-0111apd] (Host) Over the next few weeks, state utility regulators will review several large projects that will shape the state’s energy future. The projects include Vermont Yankee, a large wind energy development, and a new power deal from Hydro-Quebec.

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Times Argus: Conservation is the key

Jan 09, 2011 No Comments by

The letter to the editor below is reposted here from the Times Argus. By Richard Czaplinski – Published: January 9, 2011 Things are stacking up, and we are not paying attention. Several interesting articles in the Sunday Times Argus/Rutland Herald (Jan. 2) about Vermont’s energy future caught my attention.

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Rutland Herald: Yankee Protesters Arrested, Letter About Yankee Emotion

Jan 04, 2011 No Comments by

Two articles of note in today’s Rutland Herald. The first, below is about a group of protesters getting arrested, and the second is a letter to the editor. Anti-nuclear activists arrested at Yankee gates By Susan Smallheer Staff Writer VERNON — The Shut It Down affinity group started the New Year off with what it said would […]

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NYT: Nuclear Energy Loses Cost Advantage

Jul 26, 2010 No Comments by

Below is an article re-posted here from the New York Times.  You can also download the referenced report on nuclear energy here. By DIANA S. POWERS PARIS — Solar photovoltaic systems have long been painted as a clean way to generate electricity, but expensive compared with other alternatives to oil, like nuclear power. No longer. […]

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