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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...
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
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...

State agencies demand FERC reduce risks of pipelines near Indian Point

ALBANY – The New York Division of Homeland Security and Emergency services, and the departments of Public Service, Environmental Conservation and Health, Friday, issued a letter to the Federal Energy Research Commission with the results of a recently completed, independent risk analysis addressing a part of the Algonquin natural gas pipelines located near the Indian...
NRC Annual Meeting

NRC Annual Meeting

My name is Gary Shaw and I have been involved in the Indian Point issue since February of 2000 when IP2 had a steam pipe rupture..  It seems to me that since the closure deal made by Entergy, New York State and Riverkeeper, NRC has been less responsible for providing information about unexpected events.  Most...
NRC Staff Holds Public Hearing On Indian Point Nuclear Power Performance

NRC Staff Holds Public Hearing On Indian Point Nuclear Power Performance

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff will discuss the 2017 safety performance of Indian Point nuclear power plants, operated by Entergy, during a public meeting on June 21 in Tarrytown. The meeting, to be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, at 455 South Broadway, begins at 7 p.m. NRC staff responsible for plant inspections, including the resident inspectors based full-time at...
Riverkeeper blasts Indian Point re-use plan, pushes tax on spent nuclear fuel

Riverkeeper blasts Indian Point re-use plan, pushes tax on spent nuclear fuel

The environmental group Riverkeeper says a proposal to re-use portions of the Indian Point site before the power plant is cleaned up is unrealistic. Instead, it wants the state to collect taxes on spent nuclear fuel to help local towns weather budget shortfalls. In a letter to the head of the state Public Service Commission, Riverkeeper...
AIM Pipeline Information

AIM Pipeline Information

Algonquin Incremental Market Pipeline Risk Analysis Report: — Algonquin Gas Pipeline Safety Study     — Letter to FERC