Is Ethan Allen Institute Trying To Hide Its Climate Denying History?

The “Vermont Legislator Roll Call Profiles” published by the Ethan Allen Institute on Tuesday had at least one notable omission: the 25-5 roll call vote on Senate Resolution 7 recognizing climate change science. This omission leads us to ask, “What’s EAI afraid of?” The Ethan Allen Institute has a documented…

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VPIRG Statement On the Closing of Vermont Yankee

It’s possible that no single issue has received more attention from VPIRG staff, activists and attorneys over the past 42 years than Vermont Yankee. In fact, VPIRG was founded in 1972, the same year that Vermont Yankee came online. From the beginning, VPIRG has advocated for less costly and more…

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Vermont Yankee Hearing Near You

The Public Service Board (PSB) is deliberating about whether to grant Vermont Yankee a Certificate of Public Good for the next year.  One thing’s for sure: We can’t let afford to let Entergy delay cleaning up the Vernon site.  And the Board wants to hear from you! Starting at 7pm,…

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VPIRG proposes conditions to PSB

The Public Service Board (PSB) is considering whether to grant Entergy a CPG for the next year. As >recent stories in the media have exposed, the PSB has some tough questions about the proposed agreement. There are no easy answers and no perfect solutions here. The fact is, the state…

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VPIRG’s legal brief to the Public Service Board

Time and time again, VPIRG has exposed how Entergy regularly fails to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.  In the wake of Entergy’s decision to go public with its decision to close Vermont Yankee, the take-away point of a recent memo from VPIRG’s legal team…

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Vermont Yankee is Closing!

Vermont Yankee is officially closing in 2014! VPIRG will be working with our partners to make certain that Entergy pays for the cleanup and fully restores our land so that it’s safe for future generations. THANK YOU to everyone who has supported the campaign to retire VY and transition…

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Write a letter to the editor!

We need to show that Vermonters would support a decision to deny Entergy’s request for another 20-year permit to run Vermont Yankee, and we need to do it publicly. Thank you for taking the time to show your support for retiring VY by writing and submitting a letter-to-the-editor! It’s easy—just…

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