Pioneer Valley women among those arrested in anti-nuke protest at Vermont Yankee

By Patrick Johnson

VERNON, Vermont – Seven long-time Pioneer Valley activists were among 11 women arrested Friday afternoon after chaining themselves to the main gate of the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant in an attempt to shut the facility down.

The protest, coinciding with the observance of Earth Day, sought to have the controversial nuclear plant closed immediately.

full article – http://www.masslive.com/news/index.ssf/2011/04/pioneer_valley_women_among_tho.html

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