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Indian Point Annual Report

Indian Point Annual Report

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Indian Point Presentation

Indian Point Presentation

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COB Legislation Terms

COB Legislation Terms

Initial Lengths of COB Terms (1)
Routine Releases: Postcard

Routine Releases: Postcard

              Post card: 18-5-1_ROUTINE RELEASES
STILL VIGILANT

STILL VIGILANT

BUCHANAN, N.Y. — On the seventh anniversary of the meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, an annual walk held in memory of that disaster stopped at the Indian Point Energy Center on Sunday, March 11. Led by Jun Yasuda, a Japanese Buddhist nun, the Water Walk for Life...
JOIN US - From Fukushima to Indian Point, What’s in Our Future?

JOIN US – From Fukushima to Indian Point, What’s in Our Future?

Sunday, March 11, noon,  Program and Potluck American Legion Post 274 (Captain Oliver C. Chase Jr.) 936 McKinley Street, Peekskill, NY. Dear Friends, March 11 of this year marks seven years since the Great Eastern Earthquake in Japan triggered the ongoing disaster of Fukushima –the meltdown of three nuclear reactors, the initial release...
Info on Jun-San Yasuda of Grafton Peace Pagoda and Peace Walkers

Info on Jun-San Yasuda of Grafton Peace Pagoda and Peace Walkers

Jun san will begin her annual Peace Walk from the Grafton Peace Pagado culminating in a Peace Crane Ceremony on March 11 at the gates of Indian Point. People are welcome to walk with her for all or any part of the way. Below is some more information about the...
"The Age of Nuclear Waste: From Fukushima to Indian Point" by Gordon Edwards

“The Age of Nuclear Waste: From Fukushima to Indian Point” by Gordon Edwards

Canada is experiencing decommissioning woes just like the United States and Indian Point in particular. Although the reactors are different the same rules of physics apply to radiation. The page of radioactive isotopes which lists the half lives – or how many thousands of years these substances are lethal -is...
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Documents – May 2018

Documents and Resources: Municipal Resolution in Support of COB legislation..3.11.18.revised Municipal Resolution re Risk Assessment.03.11.18 Closing Indian Point No Problem decommissioning quiz Answers to the Decommissioning Quiz (2) Frequently Asked Questions with Some Really Short Answers IPSEC Analysis of Replacement Powerr for Indian Point (2) 2017 Final Next Steps 2 Questions Next Steps Conversation with...
NRC, NYS Discuss A Repair At Indian Point

NRC, NYS Discuss A Repair At Indian Point

Safety at the soon-to-be shuttered Indian Point nuclear power plant in Westchester County was the subject of a public conference call Thursday with officials from New York state and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. At issue was a repair at one of the reactors. The NRC had approved the method of repair and says there is...
Storage and Transport of Irradiated Fuel Rods

Storage and Transport of Irradiated Fuel Rods

Storing and transporting irradiated fuel rods has been the subject of much discussion and misinformation.  Part of the problem is the vocabulary that is commonly used when discussing this thorny problem. This is an attempt to clarify the current process at Indian Point as high-level radioactive waste is moved from fuel pools to on-site storage....
Riverkeeper pledges legal action against efforts to replace Indian Point energy with gas

Riverkeeper pledges legal action against efforts to replace Indian Point energy with gas

The environmental group Riverkeeper plans to challenge a Maryland company’s efforts to operate a natural gas plant in New York because of its ties to a former top Cuomo Administration aide convicted of bribery, The Journal News/lohud.com has learned. The move threatens to upend the state’s energy future once the Indian Point nuclear power plant...
State budget includes $24 million for power plant closure fund

State budget includes $24 million for power plant closure fund

ALBANY – A total of $24 million has been included in the new state budget for communities affected by power plant closures. The power plant closure fund provides financial assistance to municipalities and school districts that experience a 20 percent loss in tax collections directly due to a power plant closing. Last year $15 million...
Officials, Activists Implore Cuomo to Release Risk Assessment of Pipeline

Officials, Activists Implore Cuomo to Release Risk Assessment of Pipeline

Local elected officials and activists gathered outside Cortlandt Town Hall Thursday evening to urge Governor Andrew Cuomo to release the results of a risk assessment of a high-pressure gas pipeline near the Indian Point nuclear plants that is more than two years overdue. “How much longer will the governor make us wait?” said Courtney Williams,...
2018 March 22 Press Conference Photos

2018 March 22 Press Conference Photos

Leslie Sullivan Sachs: Vermont Yankee impossible to trust

Entergy, the owner of Indian Point reactors, also owns VT Yankee. They are trying to sell  the reactor to a decommissioning firm called North Star.  It is anticipated that North Star will also bid for the job of decommissioning Indian Point.  The behavior of Entergy in VT is described by a resident who saw it...

IP2 begins final refueling and maintenance outage

BUCHANAN – The Indian Point nuclear power plant unit two has been shut down for its 23rd and final scheduled refueling and maintenance outage. Entergy will also perform upgrades to the facility, said spokesman Jerry Nappi. “In order for the plant to run reliably for another two years the company made a commitment to invest...
As Nuclear Plant Closes, Fears Shift From Contamination to Financial Pain

As Nuclear Plant Closes, Fears Shift From Contamination to Financial Pain

CORTLANDT, N.Y.—The closure of the Indian Point nuclear power plant is three years away but already the local school district is preparing for the possibility of teacher layoffs, higher taxes and even shutting down a school. Hendrick Hudson School District, a system with nearly 2,500 students, derives about a third of its annual budget—or $24 million—from Indian...
Earth Matters: Percoco and the Power Plant

Earth Matters: Percoco and the Power Plant

Before the first backhoe broke ground in 2015 for the new 22-acre Valley Energy Center off Route 6 in the Orange County town of Wawayanda, concerned neighbors and county residents were already organized as Protect Orange County (POC). As early as 2013, they were picketing the proposed site to protest the permits issued for a massive fracked gas plant....
Seven years later: Contradictory responses to Fukushima

Seven years later: Contradictory responses to Fukushima

On March 11, 2011, the one-two punch from the Great East Japan Earthquake and the tsunami wave it triggered left workers at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan powerless to prevent three reactors from melting down. In March 2017, the Japan Center for Economic Research estimated that the cleanup cost could range from $470...