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8 YEARS AFTER FUKUSHIMA: INDIAN POINT DECOMMISSIONING, WOMEN’S VOICES

8 YEARS AFTER FUKUSHIMA: INDIAN POINT DECOMMISSIONING, WOMEN’S VOICES

WHEN:  Sunday, March 10th 2019 WHERE:  American Legion Post 274                   936 McKinley St, Peekskill, NY TIME:     12:30 Potluck lunch,  2:00 Speaker Program begins  As always, Jun-san Yasuda of the Grafton Peace Pagoda* and the Peace Walkers, will join us for a potluck meal after a Peace Crane Ceremony at the gates of Indian Point. Click to see last year’s ceremony Remembering...
Fukushima at 8: Accusations of scientific misconduct

Fukushima at 8: Accusations of scientific misconduct

Fukushima at 8: Accusations of scientific misconduct concern city in Japan    Eight years after the Fukushima nuclear reactors exploded on Japan’s Northern coast, spewing radioactive particles into the air, across the land, and into the Pacific Ocean, the country continues to struggle with decontamination and relocation efforts. Determining the health impacts resulting from the nuclear disaster...
Remembering Fukushima At Indian Point

Remembering Fukushima At Indian Point

The Peace Crane Ceremony at the Gates Of Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant: Jun-san Yasuda of the Grafton Peace Pagoda is a Buddhist nun who has walked thousands of miles in this country and others in the name of peace. Jun-san is joined by other Peace Walkers in the trek from the Cortlandt train station...
A Clear and Present Danger:  Shut Off the Gas at Indian Point

A Clear and Present Danger: Shut Off the Gas at Indian Point

The people who live near Indian Point, with its nuclear power plant ask:  Why would putting a gas pipeline within a few hundred feet of a nuclear power plant be a problem?  Why keep building larger and larger gas pipelines here or anywhere else, especially near Indian Point? This video asks those questions and more through a...

8 YEARS AFTER FUKUSHIMA: INDIAN POINT DECOMMISSIONING, WOMEN’S VOICES

PEEKSKILL—On Sunday, March 10, at 2 p.m., at the American Legion hall, 936 McKinley Street, Peekskill, Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition (IPSEC) and other local groups are hosting a pot-luck lunch and informative program commemorating the 8th anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that began the Fukushima disaster.  We will hear from Susan Shapiro, Esq...
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 and well written descriptions of...
Residents call for watchdog board to monitor Indian Point closure

Residents call for watchdog board to monitor Indian Point closure

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 act as a watchdog for...

Entergy Aims to Pick New Owner for Indian Point Plant This Year

Entergy expects this year to select a company that will take ownership of its Indian Point nuclear power plant in New York for decommissioning, Chairman and CEO Leo Denault said Wednesday during an earnings teleconference with financial analysts. Denault did not elaborate on the numbers and identities of the prospective bidders for the deal. He said...
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 act as a watchdog for...
Vermont Yankee sale to NorthStar generates new questions

Vermont Yankee sale to NorthStar generates new questions

VERNON — Corey Daniels, decommissioning director at the former Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant, stepped to the microphone under a color-splashed mural. “Big picture,” he said of the larger job at hand, “there are a lot of moving parts.” And, as the state’s Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel is learning, there are also a lot of monitoring...
State reassures skeptics on decommissioning

State reassures skeptics on decommissioning

VERNON — State Sen. Mark MacDonald, D-Orange, said that while Windham County may be glad the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant is being dismantled and cleaned up decades ahead of schedule, the rest of Vermont is worried there isn’t enough money set aside to do the job. But state officials reassured the longtime senator that...
Studio 54, Lafayette Theater Photos

Studio 54, Lafayette Theater Photos