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Decommissioning Articles

Decommissioning Articles

The NRC has no regulatory authority over the expenditure of decommissioning funds. The licensees submit a Decommissioning Cost Plan to the NRC for review, but not for approval. One authority the NRC does have is to allow some decommissioning funds to be used for dry storage. If the NRC determines...
Remembering Gary Shaw

Remembering Gary Shaw

Hello Friends and Family, Although it is tradition to send flowers during these times, we all know that Gary was anything but traditional.  We also know that there are many organizations that he held near and dear to his heart.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to any of...
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

… Small Modular Nuclear Reactors a case of wishful thinking at best http://ccnr.org/SMNR_article_2019.pdf … many months of behind-the-scenes meetings throughout New Brunswick with utility company executives, provincial politicians, federal government representatives, township mayors and First Nations, two nuclear entrepreneurial companies laid out a dazzling dream promising thousands of jobs –...
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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Officials, Residents Grill Company Chosen to Decommission Indian Pt.

Local elected officials and residents last week grilled a representative from the company selected to decommission the Indian Point nuclear power plants in Buchanan after the facility shuts down next year. Joe Delmar, senior director of Government Affairs and Communications at Holtec International, appeared at a meeting of the Indian Point Nuclear Decommissioning Citizen Advisory...
A False Answer, a Big Political Connection and $260 Million in Tax Breaks

A False Answer, a Big Political Connection and $260 Million in Tax Breaks

Holtec International gave a false answer in a 2014 New Jersey tax break application connected to political boss George E. Norcross III, a Holtec board member. Five days after WNYC and ProPublica asked about it, lawyers called it “inadvertent” and asked the state to correct it. Thank you Susan for this link to the ProPublica...
Dangers of Gas Transmission through pipelines at Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant

Dangers of Gas Transmission through pipelines at Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant

• Enbridge’s inability to shut off the gas on the Algonquin pipelines at Indian Point within three minutes from notification of a rupture as confirmed during the NYS Public Service Commission audit. • Entergy’s faulty risk analysis. • Lack of oversight for the security of the new AIM 42-inch high-pressure gas pipeline and the older...
Holtec's Plan To Demolish Indian Point Generates Many Questions

Holtec’s Plan To Demolish Indian Point Generates Many Questions

The cost to dismantle, demolish and remove the plant and store the fuel rods is estimated at $2.3 billion. The cost to dismantle, demolish and haul away the Indian Point nuclear plant and store the fuel rods is estimated at $2.3 billion. (Entergy) CORTLANDT, NY — Cortlandt residents concerned about plans to tear down the...
Is The Company Poised To Dismantle Indian Point Too Radioactive?

Is The Company Poised To Dismantle Indian Point Too Radioactive?

Indian Point Energy Center in Buchanan, NY. SETH WENIG/AP/SHUTTERSTOCK When Deb Milone looks at the soon-to-close Indian Point Energy Center, standing sentinel on a promontory above the Hudson River, she sees a future business campus, manufacturing hub, or some other revenue generator. “It’s 90 acres, and it’s a huge amount of tax loss to us,” said...
Tool Kit for Legislative Visits

Tool Kit for Legislative Visits

Here are some suggestions  for materials you can use when you visit your legislator.  Feel free to use this material as is or put things in your own words.  You can leave this information with your representative. Just paste in the name of the elected and the people attending the meeting. Also attached is a...
Calls to reuse concrete from demolished nuclear sites

Calls to reuse concrete from demolished nuclear sites

Concrete from decommissioned nuclear sites should be reused to fill in voids after reactors are demolished, an Aecom-led report concludes. The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) tasked Aecom with the research, which was included in the NDA’s Direct Research Portfolio Annual Report for 2018-19. The NDA is responsible for cleaning up the legacy from the UK’s...
Victoria Leung: Riverkeeper opposes using Holtec to decommission Indian Point

Victoria Leung: Riverkeeper opposes using Holtec to decommission Indian Point

Entering 2020, Riverkeeper remains dedicated to protecting the Hudson River and the health and safety of the surrounding communities. We are building on our decades of advocacy around Indian Point to ensure that the decommissioning of this dangerous and antiquated facility is completed with the best interests of the local communities and environment in mind....
Officials Urge Goverener to Sign Bill to Benefit Indian Pt Workers

Officials Urge Goverener to Sign Bill to Benefit Indian Pt Workers

Harckham and Galef Urge Gov. Cuomo to Sign Indian Point Bill

State Sen. Harckham at a press conference in Buchanan, NY, calling for Indian Point job protections and guarantees. Legislation will offer job protections and guarantees for the workers at the Indian Point Energy Center New York State Senator Pete Harckham and Assemblywoman Sandy Galef urged Governor Andrew Cuomo to sign legislation that will offer job...
Standing With Indian Point Workers

Standing With Indian Point Workers

Dear Suzannah, Today I hosted a press conference with Assemblywoman Galef where together with local leaders we urged Governor Cuomo to sign legislation that would protect jobs for Indian Point workers.  I introduced this legislation with the goal of requiring the decommissioning process to retain the current workforce instead of bringing in cheap, unskilled labor...

Holtec: a poor choice to decommission Indian Point

Riverkeeper Opposes Company Chosen to Decommission Indian Point The environmental advocacy group that was involved in the negotiations that led to the decision to close the Indian Point nuclear power plants is publicly opposing the company selected to decommission the facility in Buchanan. Riverkeeper has launched a petition urging Entergy Corporation, owners of the plants,...