Vermont Yankee's annual NRC performance review for the previous calendar year was held May 23, in Brattleboro Union High School, within 10 miles of the plant. In previous years, annual reports and state meetings have been held here, and in the Vernon Elementary School, across the road from the plant. The town of Vernon stopped hosting plant-related events due to behavior of some attendees.
June 12, 2012, 6:00AMANS Nuclear Cafe
October 28, 2011, 6:00AMANS Nuclear Cafe
I, Akira Tokuhiro, recently traveled to Japan to meet Wade Allison (professor emeritus of physics, Oxford University, UK) and David Wagner (Tokyo-based risk communication expert and consultant). A number of concerned scientists had expressed interest regarding the Fukushima accident. Specifically, there was concern regarding the significance and impact in the nuclear world and also the plight of the victims, especially the evacuees and the workers at the plant.
July 31, 2011, 5:55PMANS Nuclear Cafe
The heat is on across the United States. The nation's 104 nuclear reactors are providing electricity to keep people cool without warming the planet. Nuclear energy can help save habitat for polar bears.
July 21, 2011, 6:00AMANS Nuclear Cafe
Domestic liability laws and international issues may put limits on the country's ambitious plans to build new reactors
May 2, 2011, 6:11AMANS Nuclear Cafe
January 25, 2011, 7:00AMANS Nuclear Cafe
View from Vermont
January 17, 2011, 7:00AMANS Nuclear Cafe