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Yucca Mountain Resources

Yucca Mountain Resources

This packet of materials was developed by Nuclear Information Resource Service.  Special thanks to Mary Olsen for her part in this project. It will be sent to members of the United States Senate to educate them on high level radioactive waste issues. The packet provides one of the most through...
Citizens Oversight Board

Citizens Oversight Board

BUCHANAN – The closure of the Indian Point plant is scheduled to begin next year,  and members of the community say they are already thinking of the safest ways that officials should proceed. They tell News 12 that they’d like to see the state implement a citizens oversight board to...
Images of our Activists

Images of our Activists

November 23 2018 – Photo Update — Great event! Congratulations to Croton and the local organizers who were tackling something like this for the first time. A March and Rally  divided into three parts with music and speakers at each stop allowed everyone to keep up and gave speakers a...
Croton March Flier

Croton March Flier

Croton march event information
THE COMPLETE INDIAN POINT CLOSURE AGREEMENT

THE COMPLETE INDIAN POINT CLOSURE AGREEMENT

Closure Agreement Link: http://www.ipsecinfo.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/indian-point-closure-agreement-january-8-2017.pdf
Gordon Edwards

Gordon Edwards

Friends:This document was written in response to questions from First Nations people in Manitoba.www.ccnr.org/Entombment_WR1_2019a.pdfIt deals with the proposed “quick and dirty” decommissioning of a research reactor by “entombment”.Nevertheless, there is much of importance to the entire spectrum of radioactive waste issues.I hope it proves to be of value to others...
Indian Point Annual Report

Indian Point Annual Report

Document link: {F8F80D6F-A7AA-4D29-A1E9-19B3F556D5B9}
Indian Point Presentations

Indian Point Presentations

Manna Jo Greene presentation link: indian_point_manna_jo_greene Gary Shaw presentation link: Gary’s slides
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Troubled Indian Point reactor back to full power after shutdown

Troubled Indian Point reactor back to full power after shutdown

Indian Point’s Unit 2 reactor was back to full power over the weekend following a three-day shutdown while workers addressed an issue with a generator on the non-nuclear side of the power plant. Unit 2 resumed generating power Friday afternoon and was at full power Saturday morning after a shutdown that began Tuesday, according to...
New Indian Pt. Community Advisory Panel Receives Backlash

New Indian Pt. Community Advisory Panel Receives Backlash

The establishment of a Community Advisory Panel (CAP) to serve as a communication vehicle for issues surrounding the decommissioning of the Indian Point nuclear power plants was announced last Thursday at Buchanan Village Hall. The 25-member group will be chaired by Buchanan Mayor Theresa Knickerbocker, with Cortlandt Supervisor Linda Puglisi serving as vice chairwoman, and...
Power restored at Indian Point after more than two-week shutdown

Power restored at Indian Point after more than two-week shutdown

Indian Point’s Unit 2 reactor resumed generating power Monday, following a shutdown of more than two weeks caused by a malfunction in a generator. Unit 2 — one of the Buchanan power plant’s two working nuclear reactors — was returned to service around noon Monday, according to Jerry Nappi, a spokesman for Indian Point’s owner, Entergy....
Indian Point Task Force Sets Next Meeting

Indian Point Task Force Sets Next Meeting

CORTLANDT, NY — The next New York State Indian Point Task Force meeting is scheduled for April 25. It will begin at 5 p.m. at Cortlandt Town Hall, 1 Heady St. There will be updates from Hendrick Hudson Superintendent Joseph Hochreiter and Village of Buchanan Mayor Theresa Knickerbocker. Buchanan has also acted locally. On Thursday,...

Cortlandt establishes Citizens Advisory Board

Indian Point “Citizen Advisory Panel” Please note that this is not a Citizens Oversight Board. On March 29, 2019 Buchanan Mayor Theresa Knickerbocker and Cortlandt Supervisor Linda Puglisi launched their own Community Advisory Panel or CAP. They used the old model that has not worked for either Maine or Vemont where the company pays for...
Entergy Seeks Buyer For Indian Point

Entergy Seeks Buyer For Indian Point

BUCHANAN, NY – Entergy’s Indian Point nuclear power plant Unit 3 began its 20th and final refueling and maintenance outage Monday morning. Unit 2 had its last maintenance and refueling outage last year. The company plans to sell the nuclear plant complex in 2019. “Entergy is actively working on a transaction for Indian Point that we...
Trump Administration pushes plan to store nuclear waste in Nevada's Yucca Mountain

Trump Administration pushes plan to store nuclear waste in Nevada’s Yucca Mountain

Energy Secretary Rick Perry is defending the Trump administration’s plans to collect and store nuclear waste from around the country in a site northwest of Las Vegas. Perry told a House Appropriations subcommittee Tuesday that the alternative was leaving spent nuclear fuel at sites in more than three dozen states. Perry says leaving the hazardous...
Both Indian Point Reactors Down For First Time In 10 Years

Both Indian Point Reactors Down For First Time In 10 Years

Both reactors at the Indian Point nuclear power plant in Westchester were temporarily offline for the first time in years. An initial shutdown of one reactor began at approximately 3 p.m. on Friday, March 15, which lasted through the early hours of Sunday, March 24, according to Entergy. The shutdown of the reactor came while...
Indian Point totally shut down since Friday while workers address malfunction at Unit 2

Indian Point totally shut down since Friday while workers address malfunction at Unit 2

Indian Point has failed to generate power in three days, following a malfunction in one of the nuclear plant’s reactors Friday that forced a shutdown, the Journal News and lohud.com has learned. Federal safety regulators say Unit 2’s unexpected shutdown was caused by a malfunction in an electric generator. This is not the first time...
8 YEARS AFTER FUKUSHIMA: INDIAN POINT DECOMMISSIONING, WOMEN’S VOICES

8 YEARS AFTER FUKUSHIMA: INDIAN POINT DECOMMISSIONING, WOMEN’S VOICES

WHEN:  Sunday, March 10th 2019 WHERE:  American Legion Post 274                   936 McKinley St, Peekskill, NY TIME:     12:30 Potluck lunch,  2:00 Speaker Program begins  As always, Jun-san Yasuda of the Grafton Peace Pagoda* and the Peace Walkers, will join us for a potluck meal after a Peace Crane Ceremony at the gates of Indian Point. Click to see last year’s ceremony Remembering...
Fukushima at 8: Accusations of scientific misconduct

Fukushima at 8: Accusations of scientific misconduct

Fukushima at 8: Accusations of scientific misconduct concern city in Japan    Eight years after the Fukushima nuclear reactors exploded on Japan’s Northern coast, spewing radioactive particles into the air, across the land, and into the Pacific Ocean, the country continues to struggle with decontamination and relocation efforts. Determining the health impacts resulting from the nuclear disaster...
Remembering Fukushima At Indian Point

Remembering Fukushima At Indian Point

The Peace Crane Ceremony at the Gates Of Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant: Jun-san Yasuda of the Grafton Peace Pagoda is a Buddhist nun who has walked thousands of miles in this country and others in the name of peace. Jun-san is joined by other Peace Walkers in the trek from the Cortlandt train station...