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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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Comments to the PSC. Friday deadline

Thank you Susan for sharing these thoughtful and detailed comments. Susan spoke at the 1 pm session and is also submitting her comment in writing. Please use some of the information in her very thorough comment to write your own submission. It does not have to be long. Pick a single point you care about...

Call to Action “INDIAN POINT: STOP THE SALE TO HOLTEC” Expires Friday at 5 pm

Send in your written comment about why the PSC should not approve the license transfer to Holtec.  Do it now!  Friday is the deadline. We had a good turnout at the hearing today. Some brilliant speakers.   Marilyn A FEW SIMPLE WAYS TO COMMENT: *****  CLICK – to Submit Written Comment w/ AGREE, Alliance for a Green...

Urgent! Need Voices at CAC Panel & Online Forum. Fri. 1 to 3:30. Tomorrow!

Here is a fuller description of talking points and information for the Advisory Panel meeting tomorrow that went out in an earlier alert. Thank you Renee.   Please tune in for all or part of this important meeting and forward this to any other interested person. The new law is an effort to hear all voices...

Storage of spent nuclear fuel a matter of public safety

This could be Indian Point and may well be what our future holds. Holtec has purchased the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant for decommissioning and many in the community are concerned about the poor quality of the dry casks. Storage of spent nuclear fuel a matter of public safety In the next few weeks, voters across...
NEW ANIMATION -- Nuclear Power is NOT a Solution to Climate Change

NEW ANIMATION — Nuclear Power is NOT a Solution to Climate Change

Greetings All –We’re pleased to share with you our latest animation: Nuclear Energy Information Service NEIS Nuclear advocates suggest that to address the climate crisis, we need to continue using nuclear power. In fact, aside from fossil fuels, nuclear power would be the worst among choices available to us. This animation explains why. For over...
NY AG files lawsuit to support complete removal of Indian Point nuclear power facility

NY AG files lawsuit to support complete removal of Indian Point nuclear power facility

Indian Point Energy Center, Buchanan, NY (photo: Entergy Nuclear) NEW YORK (WWTI) — A lawsuit was filed on Friday in regards to the complete dismantling of Indian Point. On behalf of New York State, New York Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit on Friday against the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission over the decommissioning of the Indian...
Best Article on AG and Indian Point

Best Article on AG and Indian Point

This is the best article I have seen on the AG”s action in regard to Indian Point.  The reporter clearly lays out how Holtec stands to make so much money.  The interview with Richard Webster of Riverkeeper adds a lot of depth to this article and illuminates aspects that many reporters have skipped over.  It...

Attorney General James Files Lawsuit to Support Safe, Rapid, and Complete Dismantling of Indian Point

Suit Challenges NRC’s Denial of Public Hearing on State’s Decommissioning Concerns, and Approval to Use More Than Half a Billion Dollars for Non-Decommissioning Purposes NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James today filed a lawsuit, on behalf of the state of New York, against the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) over the decommissioning of...

What Congress Needs to Know About Pending Nuclear Waste Legislation

The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) held an online briefing about pending nuclear waste legislation, including amendments to the Nuclear Waste Policy Act and other bills, which would radically alter the way radioactive waste from civilian nuclear power plant is handled and stored. The nuclear waste issue is coming to a head as more and more nuclear plants...

Decommissioning: A New Era in the U.S. Nuclear Power Industry; a Critical Need for Congressional Oversight

The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) held a briefing on May 13, 2019, on nuclear power plant decommissioning, the process of dismantling and securing radioactive waste, and lowering residual radioactivity. As the era of U.S. nuclear power winds down, decommissioning of nuclear power plants is becoming a major industry. Private companies are acquiring these plants, taking...

Decommissioning Nuclear Power Plants

What Congress, Federal Agencies and Communities Need to Know The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) held a briefing on the urgent need to safely decommission nuclear power plants, which are increasingly shutting down. The United States is facing a significant wave of nuclear plant closures for which it is unprepared. Most of the existing U.S....

Attorney General James Files Lawsuit to Support Safe, Rapid, and Complete Dismantling of Indian Point

Suit Challenges NRC’s Denial of Public Hearing on State’s Decommissioning Concerns, and Approval to Use More Than Half a Billion Dollars for Non-Decommissioning Purposes NEW YORK – New York Attorney General Letitia James today filed a lawsuit, on behalf of the state of New York, against the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) over the decommissioning of...