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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

Here in Canada we are threatened with the “in-situ decommissioning” [“entombment”] of two old nuclear reactors that have both been shut down for several decades. These two reactors are both owned by the federal government, not by any utility company — the WR-1 reactor on the Winnipeg River in Manitoba,...
Citizens Oversight Board

Citizens Oversight Board

DRAFT COB Legislation 4-11-18 Clean (1) — Initial Lengths of COB Terms (1) — Municipal Resolution in Support of COB legislation..3.11.18.revised (1) DRAFT MUNICIPAL RESOLUTION URGING THE NEW YORK STATE LEGISLATURE TO ADOPT LEGISLATION CREATING A CITIZENS’ OVERSIGHT BOARD FOR THE DECOMMISSIONING OF INDIAN POINT ENERGY CENTER Whereas the ______(town/village/city)...
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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JOSH FOX IS COMING TO A TOWN NEAR YOU! AND IT IS NOT A MOVIE

JOSH FOX IS COMING TO A TOWN NEAR YOU! AND IT IS NOT A MOVIE

IPSEC is co hosting the workshop performance of the new play by Josh Fox on Tuesday, August 14. It’s playing as part of the Movies That Matter series organized by Joyce Hanson. Come to the First Presbyterian Church of Beacon to see this new work. The church is located at 50 Liberty Street near McKinley...
Cunningham’s Corner - Light’s Out?

Cunningham’s Corner – Light’s Out?

Last week, I referenced the 1948 classic movie, Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House, in which the real estate agent was finally going to unload “the old Hackett place.” As the laconic description continued, “He knows a sucker when he sees one. He sees one.” Of course, the Hackett place was unloaded to the unsuspecting apartment dwellers...

Note from Marilyn Elie

The 2012 power replacement plan for Indian Point called for a mix of grid improvement, demand response, hydro, conservation, distributed generation, efficiency, and yes, unfortunately, gas. This was all delivered and the absence of CPV will be accounted for – given the excess amount of power that is already being produced and declining demand. Yes,...

Entergy Agrees to Post-Shutdown Sale of Pilgrim, Palisades Nuclear Power Plants to Holtec International for Decommissioning

PLYMOUTH, Massachusetts and COVERT, Michigan – Entergy Corp. (NYSE: ETR) has agreed to sell the subsidiaries that own the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth, Massachusetts, and the Palisades Power Plant in Covert, Michigan, after their shutdowns and reactor defuelings, to a Holtec International subsidiary for accelerated decommissioning. The sales include the transfer of the licenses, spent fuel, and...
Could Indian Point be next nuclear power plant up for sale?

Could Indian Point be next nuclear power plant up for sale?

Entergy spokesman Jerry Nappi declined to say if the Louisiana-based company plans to sell the Buchanan site after the plant shuts down in 2021, but would not rule out the move. “Entergy will consider all potential commercial possibilities for Indian Point, including sale and transfer to a company that specializes in decommissioning,” Nappi said. “We have...

Riverkeeper letter to editor

From Richard Webster at Riverkeeper By the way, on CPV its already clear its NOT needed to replace Indian Point.  Here is an LTE we wrote on the issue a while back after a bad WSJ op-ed: In an op-ed on May 18, Robert Bryce continues to present inaccurate and outdated information regarding the closure...
Cynthia Nixon, Candidate for NY Governor, Calls for Shut Down of Spectra AIM Pipeline near Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant

Cynthia Nixon, Candidate for NY Governor, Calls for Shut Down of Spectra AIM Pipeline near Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant

PEEKSKILL, NY, July 13, 2018: Cynthia Nixon, Candidate for NY Governor, held a press conference with local community leaders calling on New York State to shut down the Spectra/Enbridge AIM Pipeline. The recently installed 42″ diameter fracked gas pipeline, located within 105′ of critical safety infrastructure of the aging and failing nuclear power plant. The...

Note from Gary Shaw

My name is Gary Shaw and my wife is Jeanne D. Shaw. We are among the leaders of IPSEC, the Indian Point Safe Energy. We live about five miles from Indian Point and have fought Indian Point since February 2000 when a pipe rupture released radioactive steam into the atmosphere and radioactive water was released...
Buchanan, N.Y.: A Waterfront Village Braces for Big Changes

Buchanan, N.Y.: A Waterfront Village Braces for Big Changes

The southern half of Buchanan, a tiny northern Westchester suburb on the Hudson River, is crisscrossed by leafy streets lined with well-tended homes. The northern half is another story: an industrial expanse that includes Con Edison switchyards, a gypsum manufacturing facility and Entergy’s Indian Point Energy Center, with its domed nuclear reactors set on 240 riverfront acres. With the plant scheduled to...

Protestors Call for Pipeline Shut Down After Risk Report Released

Local activists and environmental groups called on Governor Andrew Cuomo Sunday to shut down the Algonquin Incremental Market (AIM) pipeline following the release last Friday of a long-awaited Risk Assessment report. Protestors gathered in Croton-on-Hudson at a fundraiser where Cuomo was scheduled to appear after the multi-agency completed report, which was due more than 18...
NYS agencies urge 'additional scrutiny' of Algonquin pipeline near Indian Point

NYS agencies urge ‘additional scrutiny’ of Algonquin pipeline near Indian Point

Several New York state agencies are urging the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to institute additional safety measures on the Algonquin Pipeline portions near the Indian Point nuclear reactor. In a letter to the commission, officials from the state health, public safety, environmental conservation and homeland security agencies called for “additional scrutiny and monitoring” to minimize risks...

Four False Claims for Nuclear Power Refuted by Amory Lovins of Rocky Mountain Institute

Stewart Brand of Whole Earth Catalog and Amory Lovins of Rocky Mountain Institute have been friends for years.  They talked about nuclear power and came to two different conclusions. When Stewart came out in support of nuclear power some time ago Amory demolished his arguments in a carefully reasoned way that touches on the four following...