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Nuclear Regulatory Commission issues renewed operating licenses for Indian Point

Nuclear Regulatory Commission issues renewed operating licenses for Indian Point

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) issued Monday renewed operating licenses for the two operating units at Indian Point Energy Center, Units 2 and 3, located in Buchanan, New York. Entergy, the owner of the plant, applied for the licenses in April 2007. “The issuance of these renewed licenses is the culmination of thousands of...
The US natural gas industry is leaking way more methane than previously thought. Here’s why that matters

The US natural gas industry is leaking way more methane than previously thought. Here’s why that matters

This comprehensive report on gas leaks is from July of this year.  I am reposting to make sure everyone has this information. It’s important.  Fossil fuels and uranium must stay in the ground. Marilyn — Natural gas is displacing coal, which could help fight climate change because burning it produces fewer carbon emissions. But producing and...
Indian Point Unit 3 Is Shut Down To Fix A Leak

Indian Point Unit 3 Is Shut Down To Fix A Leak

Unit 3 at the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant in Westchester County was shut down late last week after a plant operator found indications of a leak. Officials say the small leak could have affected parts of a safety injection system. A constant critic of the plant says it’s just the latest in a long...
Images of our Activists

Images of our Activists

November 23 2018 – Photo Update — Great event! Congratulations to Croton and the local organizers who were tackling something like this for the first time. A March and Rally  divided into three parts with music and speakers at each stop allowed everyone to keep up and gave speakers a fresh start at each stop....
Reminder: Wed. at 3:45 Attorney General candidate ZEPHR TEACHOUT

Reminder: Wed. at 3:45 Attorney General candidate ZEPHR TEACHOUT

Marilyn, Resist Spectra does not endorse any political candidates, however, when candidates want to address the emergency of the AIM pipeline next to Indian Point, and speak about the dangers at a nearby children’s playground in Peekskill, we urge you and the community to come hear them speak.   Noted environmentalist and candidate for Attorney...
COB Flyer

COB Flyer

http://www.ipsecinfo.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/We-need-a-Citizens-Oversight-Board-for-Indian-Point.docx-1.docx

What’s Next for Indian Point?

By Marilyn Elie, Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition Indian Point is closing and the next step is cleaning up the mess.  Decommissioning a nuclear reactor is a huge, messy, potentially dangerous process.  As with any big deconstruction job there is a temptation for contractors and owners to cut corners and maximize profits.  Supervision from authorities...
Croton March Flier

Croton March Flier

Croton march event information

Constituents write open letters to Senator Terrence Murphy

I must ask why you continue to promulgate the same incorrect information regarding the closure of Indian Point Energy Center and the energy needs of the region. Entergy fed all of us the same inaccurate information for many years, but you have heard the NYISO report at the NYS Indian Point Task Force meeting several...

Citizens Advisory Panel Skeptical Over Sale of Pilgrim Nuclear Powerplant

The Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel expressed deep skepticism regarding Entergy’s decision to sell the Pilgrim powerplant in Plymouth on Wednesday night. Entergy is looking to sell the plant to a joint company after it officially closes in June 2019. Entergy claims the two companies, Holtech International and SNC Lavalin, have more experience with nuclear...

Letter to Senator Murphy

Senator Murphy, Please get this following paragraph and attached facts into your head and let the truth come out of your mouth when you speak about our energy instead of the repeated misinformation you spew as in https://www.nysenate.gov/newsroom/press-releases/terrence-murphy/indian-point-replacement-power-plan-gets-short-circuited Your constituent Gary Shaw explains – According to Reuters, NYPA, the only distributor of electricity to municipal...

Information on a Climate Action Town Hall

Information on a Climate Action Town Hall on August 30. From Courtney Williams. Cynthia Nixon is hosting a Climate Action Town Hall Aug 30th at 830pm. Here’s the event link: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_xJ0fqeRnR3arC7ovnsGQfw We are working on hosting a viewing party in Peekskill to make our pipeline issue a topic of discussion. As we finalize plans for...