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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

(Webinar) Small Modular Nuclear Reactors: Not Clean, Not Small, Not Green, Not Affordable On March 13, 2020, a presentation by Dr. Gordon Edwards scheduled for a public meeting in Fredericton, New Brunswick, was cancelled because of Covid-19. The title of the talk was to be:“Small Modular Nuclear Reactors – Not...
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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Coming soon to Indian Point. Waste water release at Pilgrim.

Coming soon to Indian Point. Waste water release at Pilgrim.

“As the plume from Pilgrim travels inside the bay and along the Outer Cape, it would be diluted by as much as 100 times from initial concentrations at the point of release. But that may not be enough to avoid accumulation of contaminants, according to the study. “Although the plume will be significantly diluted, the...
NY Prop 1. Ed Berry, Sierra Club explains. Vote Yes!

NY Prop 1. Ed Berry, Sierra Club explains. Vote Yes!

ENVIRONMENTAL BOND ACT NOV 8.  VOTE YES! Ed Berry, Co-Chairman Political Committee Atlantic Chapter NYS Sierra Club, breaks it all down in this short video.   He makes it easy to understand what’s in the bond act and why it is a once in a generation chance to plan ahead and spend a lot of money...
I heard that your inbox is garbage right now, so I wrote you something that’s not

I heard that your inbox is garbage right now, so I wrote you something that’s not

This is a humorous,  insightful, practical message from our colleagues at Indivisible about polling, data and election night.  There will be a debrief on Nov. 11 so mark your calendar.  Don’t miss the adorable picture of Zach at the end. Thank you Leah and Ezra! Marilyn Elie From: Indivisible Team <no-reply@indivisible.org>Date: Sun, Oct 30, 2022, 1:31 PMSubject:...

Flip the Ballot. Vote Yes for Prop #1 for NY ‘s future.

If you live in NY  don’t  forget to flip your ballot and vote yes for Prop 1.  It is a green infrastructure project that will tackle some long neglected problems. Sierra Club and many other Civic and enviromental organizations are in favor of this bond and ask that we help amplify this message as so...
1 big thing: Russia's shrinking energy future

1 big thing: Russia’s shrinking energy future

Russian gas exports Billion cubic meters; Annually; 2010 to 2030 with 2022 to 2030 projected Russia will never regain its stature in global oil-and-gas markets following its break with Europe, the International Energy Agency projects, Ben writes. Why it matters: The findings in IEA’s new World Energy Outlook show how the invasion of Ukraine is upending markets — and will...
Better link for Prop 1 - Flip your ballot!

Better link for Prop 1 – Flip your ballot!

https://voteyescleanwaterandjobs.com/ Please post and pass on this link.  A lot of people have not yet heard about Prop 1. Marilyn On November 8, 2022, New York voters have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to improve quality of life, modernize infrastructure, and safeguard clean drinking water. Flip your ballot over on November 8, and VOTE YES ON PROP...
Great Info about False Solution of Carbon Capture & Sequestration. Mark Jacobs plan for 100 % fuel free energy. (Solar and wind)

Great Info about False Solution of Carbon Capture & Sequestration. Mark Jacobs plan for 100 % fuel free energy. (Solar and wind)

Thank you Ellen!  Excellent, easy to read fact filled. Save this for future reference when talking with folks who maintain you can’t count on the sun and wind.  The example of the community in Florida is compelling. Marilyn Elie From: ‘Ellen Barfield’ via committees-BXE <committees-bxe@googlegroups.com>Date: Wed, Oct 26, 2022, 4:56 PMSubject: Great Info about False Solution CCS...

Tell Biden’s Maritime Admin – Stop Approving Fossil Fuel Export Terminals. Sign on Deadline: Oct 27th.

Sign on with your organization. From: Suzannah Glidden suzannahglidden@optonline.net Date: Thu, Oct 20, 2022, 2:01 PM SIGN ON: Tell Biden’s Maritime Admin – Stop Approving Fossil Fuel Export Terminals Please note the reference to Buttigieg’s compliance with promoting gas making it very unlikely he’ll issue a Corrective Action Order to shut and purge the Algonquin pipelines at...
Nuclear power not reliable, safe or cost effective

Nuclear power not reliable, safe or cost effective

Save this excellent, well researched article for your next response to anyone praising the French system or pushing for more nuclear construction.  In the meantime, share it widely, especially with elected officials. “Nuclear energy is not sustainable, safe, or cost-effective. Only by investing in full-fledged clean energy can France and other countries meet climate goals...

Clean up at Indian Point. New method, new company.

https://m.ajudaily.com/view/20221013114246500 “Radioactive waste generated in the process of dismantling nuclear power plants requires a high cost of disposal. Hyundai E&C removed cesium by separating soil contaminated with radioactive substances by particle  size and washing them with a potassium chloride solution.An ion exchange reaction between potassium and cesium was used to separate cesium strongly bonded to...
"Rise Up" for Democracy

“Rise Up” for Democracy

Short and Sweet and Crtically Important.   RISE UP.  After you watch and get inspired post and amplify in any way you can.   Our energy policy, our nuclear policy, our environmental policy and more are all riding on the November election.  Hopefully by now everyone is connected to a group making phone calls, sending postcards or...

Fuel Pool Water at Palisades

Seems like a good model for us to follow. https://www.wickedlocal.com/story/old-colony-memorial/2022/10/05/holtec-pilgrim-wastewater-massachusetts-dph-markey-oversight-cape-cod-bay/8126431001/ DPH oversight and independent review “A major concern is confidence in the legitimacy of testing process,” state Sen. Susan Moran, D-Falmouth, told meeting attendees.   Towards that end, Moran said she and others involved in the process were successful in ensuring the state’s Department of Public Health (DPH) will be...