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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

Fuel Assemblies in Indian Point fuel pool at closure

Fuel Assemblies in Indian Point fuel pool at closure

Going through some old reports I found the 2014 NRC study about storing waste on site.  This was part of their review because of Fukushima after Jaczko was kicked out.  No surprise – their conclusion is that fuel pools are just as safe as dry cask storage. I had forgotten the immense amount of cesium...
Talk of Possible Buchanan Police Merger with County Surfaces

Talk of Possible Buchanan Police Merger with County Surfaces

Could Westchester County be looking to consolidate police services with the Village of Buchanan as it has in the past with the towns of Cortlandt and Ossining and the Village of Mount Kisco? Westchester County Executive George Latimer made reference to that potential partnership during an appearance at a Westchester County Association (WCA) breakfast in...
Towns will be waiting, watching for Indian Point sale in 2019 as they try to balance their future

Towns will be waiting, watching for Indian Point sale in 2019 as they try to balance their future

This is not a good article.  Not only is the 25 % still reliably parroted, but the reporting on CPV is almost as bad as the OLD reporting on IP used to be.  And the article is surrounded by implications that Wind Power is not really a good thing, without saying so, and without elaborating...