Nukewatch Quarterly Fall 2013
Campaigning for the shut down of the faulty Vermont Yankee reactor, thousands participated in rallies, parades, public hearings, nonviolent sit-ins, lockdowns and blockades. It will close next year. See the story on the back page.
From left to right, top: July 1, 2012, 38 people were arrested with a “Trojan Cow”; Mar. 23, 2012, mimes joined a protest where 130 were arrested; The “Expandable Brass Band” in Brattleboro, Apr. 16, 2013. Middle: Linda Pon Owen assists Frances Crowe in chaining shut the driveway, Oct. 19, 2012; Robin Panagakos and Gregg Crawford joined 1,000 protesters Apr. 14, 2012; A flotilla about water pollution, Connecticut River, Sept. 19, 2012; the relentless Shut it Down Affinity Group, Sept. 21, 2010. Bottom: New Year’s day blockade, 2011; banner at the main gate, Dec. 13, 2011; a parade on Mar. 21, 2012; a 2001 protest.
Below: An exterior transformer fire erupted June 18, 2004; and a worker leaked this photo of the famous Aug. 21, 2007 cooling water system collapse.