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Monthly archive September, 2018
The US natural gas industry is leaking way more methane than previously thought. Here’s why that matters

The US natural gas industry is leaking way more methane than previously thought. Here’s why that matters

The authors conferring at a natural gas facility in Colorado. Colorado State University, CC BY-SA This comprehensive report on gas leaks is from July of this year.  I am reposting to make sure everyone has this information. It’s important.  Fossil fuels and uranium must stay in the ground. Marilyn — Natural gas is displacing coal, which could help...
Indian Point Unit 3 Is Shut Down To Fix A Leak

Indian Point Unit 3 Is Shut Down To Fix A Leak

Unit 3 at the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant in Westchester County was shut down late last week after a plant operator found indications of a leak. Officials say the small leak could have affected parts of a safety injection system. A constant critic of the plant says it’s just the latest in a long...
Some of Our Contingent 9/6

Some of Our Contingent 9/6

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 fresh start at each stop. Special kudos to Walkabout Clearwater Chorus who...
Reminder: Wed. at 3:45 Attorney General candidate ZEPHR TEACHOUT

Reminder: Wed. at 3:45 Attorney General candidate ZEPHR TEACHOUT

Marilyn, Resist Spectra does not endorse any political candidates, however, when candidates want to address the emergency of the AIM pipeline next to Indian Point, and speak about the dangers at a nearby children’s playground in Peekskill, we urge you and the community to come hear them speak.   Noted environmentalist and candidate for Attorney...
COB Flyer

COB Flyer

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What’s Next for Indian Point?

By Marilyn Elie, Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition Indian Point is closing and the next step is cleaning up the mess.  Decommissioning a nuclear reactor is a huge, messy, potentially dangerous process.  As with any big deconstruction job there is a temptation for contractors and owners to cut corners and maximize profits.  Supervision from authorities...