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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 spelled out, down to the...

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...