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Launch of the Beyond Indian Point Campaign - Please Share!

Launch of the Beyond Indian Point Campaign – Please Share!

Hi Everyone, I am writing to share the good news that today we launch the Beyond Indian Point campaign! BIP is sponsored by AGREE, Frack Action, Riverkeeper, NIRS and Food & Water Watch. I have been working on this as the Campaign Coordinator. Many of you have heard about the...
Decommissioning Articles

Decommissioning Articles

The NRC has no regulatory authority over the expenditure of decommissioning funds. The licensees submit a Decommissioning Cost Plan to the NRC for review, but not for approval. One authority the NRC does have is to allow some decommissioning funds to be used for dry storage. If the NRC determines...
State AG: 'Grave concerns' over Indian Point nuclear plant decommissioning

State AG: ‘Grave concerns’ over Indian Point nuclear plant decommissioning

Joe Delmar, Senior Director for Government Affairs and Communication for Holtec International speaks during a public meeting of the Indian Point Nuclear Decommissioning Citizen Advisory Panel at Buchanan Village Hall Jan.15, 2020. Delmar, representing Holtec International gave the first public presentation on the company’s plans for decommissioning the plant. At...
Remembering Gary Shaw

Remembering Gary Shaw

Hello Friends and Family, Although it is tradition to send flowers during these times, we all know that Gary was anything but traditional.  We also know that there are many organizations that he held near and dear to his heart.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to any of...
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...
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...
THE COMPLETE INDIAN POINT CLOSURE AGREEMENT

THE COMPLETE INDIAN POINT CLOSURE AGREEMENT

Closure Agreement Link: https://www.ipsecinfo.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/indian-point-closure-agreement-january-8-2017.pdf
Gordon Edwards

Gordon Edwards

Saugeen Ojibway Nation votes no on deep geologic repository at Bruce Power site By Adam Bell, Blackburn News, January 31, 2020 https://tinyurl.com/vtotmmh Members of the Saugeen Ojibway Nation have voted against a proposal to host a deep geologic repository at Bruce Power. Out of 1,232 total votes, just 170 voted “yes”, while 1,058...
Indian Point Annual Report

Indian Point Annual Report

Document link: {F8F80D6F-A7AA-4D29-A1E9-19B3F556D5B9}
Indian Point Presentations

Indian Point Presentations

Manna Jo Greene presentation link: indian_point_manna_jo_greene Gary Shaw presentation link: Gary’s slides
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Indian Point Update

This seven minute video is a summary of the issues and items that the Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition has been dealing with in our monthly Unity meetings at Stony Point. One correction: Jessica Azulay is with AGREE, not Food and Water Watch. The request for video is always to make it shorter. This was...
Garfield for 9-16-2019

Garfield for 9-16-2019

Letter on nuclear power was based on false premises. Nappa Valley

This article contains many facts that are useful in the current war of words with the pro nuclear contingent.  Use any of them in your own letters to the editor or posts to social media or conversations with legislators. Matt Wilkinson”s “Black Swan” story might have been interesting if it weren’t comprised of a series...

Planet of the Humans. Review by Marilyn Elie

Dear Friends, Here is my review of Planet of the Humans which I did for another group.  I thought it might be of interest to others as well.  The film is being used by those in favor of nuclear power as “proof” that renewables can never work and what we need is more reactors.  It smears...
Evaluating the potential for renewables, storage, and energy efficiency to offset retiring nuclear power generation in New York

Evaluating the potential for renewables, storage, and energy efficiency to offset retiring nuclear power generation in New York

I don’t see any one celebrating the closure of Indian Point as the Mayor has suggested. It is a traumatic situation for the 2, 241 people of Buchanan. The town has reaped the benefits of hosting Indian Point for the last 46 years and enjoyed the low tax rates that has come with it. A...

Indian Point closure should lead to renewable energy, says Clearwater environmental director

BUCHANAN – Phase one of the complete shutdown of the Indian Point nuclear power plant took place on Thursday as Unit two was turned off. Unit three, the last remaining component, will be shut down one year from now. Manna Jo Greene, the environmental director of Hudson River Sloop Clearwater in Beacon, said “as a...
Indian Point's Unit 2 reactor shuts off after nearly 46 years generating power

Indian Point’s Unit 2 reactor shuts off after nearly 46 years generating power

Indian Point’s Unit 2 reactor shut down late Thursday after nearly 46 years generating electricity for Westchester County and New York City. At 11 p.m., a reactor operator in the control room pressed a red button shutting down the nuclear fission process in the reactor. “Over the last 45 years, thousands of dedicated professionals have...

URGENT: Support the Closure of Indian Point. Update from Tim Judson, NIRS.

Dear New York friends, Many of you know Tim Judson as one of the earliest activists to support the work to close Indian Point.  He is asking people all over the country to join our effort to move toward renewable energy and support the closure of Unit 2 last month and Unit 3 next year. ...
HISTORIC INDIAN POINT 2 CLOSING

HISTORIC INDIAN POINT 2 CLOSING

Today marks the beginning of the shutdown of dirty polluting nuclear energy.  Indian Point #2 has finally shut down. Indian Point has been the crown jewel of the nuclear industry. Closing it is lynch pin of ending nuclear energy in the United States. Located 24 miles from NYC, on two intersecting fault lines and next...
Indian Point’s Unit 2 reactor prepares to shut down for good, ending nuclear optimism era

Indian Point’s Unit 2 reactor prepares to shut down for good, ending nuclear optimism era

Aerial view of the Indian Point nuclear power plant in the late 1960s. [Photo courtesy of Entergy] Indian Point’s Unit 2 reactor ascended along the shores of the Hudson River in the late 1960s at a time of great optimism for the nuclear power movement in the U.S. Engineers had just perfected a method to...

Curtain Lowers on Nuke Plant a Stone’s Throw From Manhattan

Did you see the Channel 12  piece on the protestors trying to keep Indian Point open?  How odd to be on the other side of the picket line.   Pramilla Malick, James Hansen and a few others are so wrong and misguided – exactly what used to be said about us.  The world is indeed turned upside down...
Indian Point is finally closing. Let's all move on

Indian Point is finally closing. Let’s all move on

https://mp4media.gannett-cdn.com/28911775001/28911775001_6050031258001_6049736786001.mp4 An in-depth look at the end of the nuclear power industry as we know it, and what lies ahead for the communities where plants are powering down. Rockland/Westchester Journal News Indian Point, an aging and increasingly dangerous nuclear power plant, is finally closing under a landmark agreement struck in January 2017 by the state of New York,...