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Indian Point Closure Task Force to Hold Meeting

Indian Point Closure Task Force to Hold Meeting

Task Force Continues Work with Local Governments to Address Employment and Property Tax Impacts; Monitor Compliance with Closure Agreement ALBANY — The New York State Department of Public Service (Department) today announced the next meeting of the Indian Point Closure Task Force on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at the Cortlandt Town Hall, Cortlandt, New York...
Frustrated nuke plant operators want Congress to resolve stalemate over Yucca Mountain

Frustrated nuke plant operators want Congress to resolve stalemate over Yucca Mountain

Dear Sir, Your recent article about reactor communities struggling with high level radioactive fuel rods is comprehensive in regard to how much there is and the overwhelming desire of communities to make this waste go away.What is missing is any thought of the people and communities who would be on the receiving end and how...
State Officials Voice Displeasure With Pilgrim License Transfer

State Officials Voice Displeasure With Pilgrim License Transfer

This is what we can expect when Entergy sells their license to Holtec. -Marilyn HYANNIS – The chair of the Commonwealth’s Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel is voicing his concerns with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s approval of the license transfer for the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station. Sean Mullin said the decision by the NRC to...
NRC Meeting on Indian Pt to be Held in Oct

NRC Meeting on Indian Pt to be Held in Oct

Growing the Green New Deal Mobilization

Growing the Green New Deal Mobilization

Sierra Club is going all out for the Green New Deal.  It is not something any of us can afford to set out. The GND is fossil free. Those of us who have worked so long to close Indian Point have to be involved at every level to make sure it is also uranium free. ...
NRC Meetings On Community Advisory Boards Include One Near Indian Point

NRC Meetings On Community Advisory Boards Include One Near Indian Point

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is holding public meetings about best practices for community advisory boards associated with decommissioning nuclear power plants. One of the 11 meetings will take place near the Indian Point nuclear point plant in Westchester County, New York. The Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act was signed into law in January. In...
2019 Water Festival, NYC Friends of Clearwater

2019 Water Festival, NYC Friends of Clearwater

The Water Festival was dedicated to the memory  of Gary Shaw and all that he stood for.
Decommissioning Articles

Decommissioning Articles

Sierra Club Tool Kit, intended for GND and useful for COB! Sierra club has an excellent toolkit at the Q below.  They are suggesting things that could lead to a real gra inss roots movement.  Included are “drop by visits”  if you can’t  get an official visit, taking a small gift of flowers or a plant...
Fracking may be a bigger climate problem than we thought

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...