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Decommissioning Articles

Decommissioning Articles

Nuclear waste stranded at Indian Point as feds search for permanent solution What will happen to Indian Point spent nuclear fuel rods? Thomas Zambito for lohud reports. Ricky Flores/Frank Becerra Jr./lohud The bold plan to rid the nation’s nuclear power plants of spent fuel that’s been piling up for decades is...
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

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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Fracking may be a bigger climate problem than we thought

The mysterious recent spike in methane emissions? It just might be US fracking. As greenhouse gases go, methane gets less attention than carbon dioxide, but it is a key contributor to climate change. Methane doesn’t stay in the atmosphere as long as CO2 and is reabsorbed into terrestrial cycles via chemical reactions within 12 years or so....
The Hoax That Nuclear Power Is Green

The Hoax That Nuclear Power Is Green

From Karl Grossman: please share and post to your social media. Just out TV program — “The Hoax That Nuclear Power Is Green.”  This “Enviro Close-Up with Karl Grossman” demolishes the hoax that nuclear power is green.  The program features actor Alec Baldwin who has long challenged nuclear power; former U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission chairman Gregory...
New York Becomes the Leader on Climate Change

New York Becomes the Leader on Climate Change

This article details how New York State’s new climate law will work out over the next two years.  It ia a must read and something we all need to become familar with. The next two years will be crucial in determing energy policy and the status of nuclear reactors in the state.  Long story short...
2019 Corn Fest, Beacon Sloop Club

2019 Corn Fest, Beacon Sloop Club

Here are a few pictures from the Corn Fest for those who have never been there.   Plan ahead for the Pumpkin Festival on Sunday, October 20th.  I will be out of town and hope someone else can go to maintain an Indian Point presence. Marilyn It was a picture perfect day for the Corn Festival...
Can Nuclear Power Save the Planet OR A  Tale of Two Reactors

Can Nuclear Power Save the Planet OR A Tale of Two Reactors

Have you noticed a lot of articles lately about how good nuclear power is for the environment, especially as an answer to climate change?  The Nuclear Energy Institute, the trade and publicity group for the industry is running a full court press on this topic right now. You can always tell an article based on...
Riverkeeper: Indian Point closing poses no problem to New Yorkers

Riverkeeper: Indian Point closing poses no problem to New Yorkers

To the editor: Re “Cuomo’s war on the power grid” (July 18): The Manhattan Institute’s Robert Bryce once again indulges in inaccurate scare-mongering regarding the effect of closing the Indian Point power plant by using outdated information from New York’s grid operator, the New York Independent System Operator, or NYISO. In a 2017 report, NYISO found that...
NRC Indian Point Meeting Draws Small, Questioning Crowd

NRC Indian Point Meeting Draws Small, Questioning Crowd

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission held its annual public meeting on the Indian Point plant in Westchester Thursday night. The few who attended had a long list of questions about decommissioning. NRC officials briefly spoke about the 2018 safety performance of the Buchanan-based plant, with all inspection findings and performance indicators of very low safety significance,...
The 7 reasons why nuclear energy is not the answer to solve climate change

The 7 reasons why nuclear energy is not the answer to solve climate change

There is a small group of scientists that have proposed replacing 100% of the world’s fossil fuel power plants with nuclear reactors as a way to solve climate change. Many others propose nuclear grow to satisfy up to 20 percent of all our energy (not just electricity) needs. They advocate that nuclear is a “clean”...
Strawberry Fest

Strawberry Fest

It was a perfect day for Strawberry Fest.  It was a big crowd with a lot of curious folks who wanted to know about Indian Point and had never heard of a Citizens Oversight Board.  It is an easy sell. Open or closed Indian Point needs supervision! Not one person disagreed with that.  50 people...
Remembering Gary Shaw in images

Remembering Gary Shaw in images

Excerpt from "A rebel with many causes"

Excerpt from “A rebel with many causes”

“And then Gary Shaw. On May 24, also after a long struggle with cancer. Gary, inseparable from his equally amazing wife Jeanne, was a cornerstone of the battle to close the Indian Point nuclear power plant in New York. Thanks to them and their many colleagues, they won! A rare moment in our movement. Did...

Essay on grief & remembering Gary Shaw

My friend and colleague Gary Shaw passed away on Friday, May 24th after a long battle with brain cancer.  He was 69 and leaves behind a close family, many close friends and hundreds of people who knew him as a fantastic public speaker or a committed environmental activist.  The environmental community lost an irreplaceable and...