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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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NYS PSC et al Joint Proposal re: Indian Point License Transfer from Entergy to Holtec

Proposed Agenda: 1)   Roll-call and urgent announcements. 2)   Follow Up to May 30, 2021 Congressional Briefing with EESI (S Kent):  Let’s multiply the effectiveness of this excellent briefing by active and ongoing follow up.https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1M9-_EU3o-OXzlORunDR3yJxW3whPUZhoFgLCDF9vqXI/edit?usp=sharing 3)   Brief Regional Updates (include  Meetings with Elected Officials):    — Report from recent or newly scheduled meetings       —  CA:  San Onofre. other?     —  NM/Tx...

[Build Back Fossil Free] Dalai Lama +101 Nobel Laureates call for the end of Fossil fuel Expansion

Excellent critically important  information.  Take advantage of it!  Please share with others who are interested. Marilyn Elie Hi y’all, Thought you’d like to know that 101 Nobel Laureates including the Dalai Lama penned an open letter in support of the end of fossil fuel expansion. Check it out at www.fossilfueltreaty.org/nobel-letter  It is available online in...

Indian Point Closure

As we draw closer to the closure date for the last reactor at Indian Point there remain a few people who still think that it should not close.  What they are saying and trying to do will have no effect on the legal arrangements in place.  It does however raise doubts in the mind of...

Indian Point Closure Deal

“The joint proposal is now available for public comment, and is slated to be voted on by the PSC on May 13th” Plus quotes by local officials…https://www.einnews.com/pr_news/538684152/attorney-general-james-reaches-tentative-agreement-for-dismantling-and-cleanup-of-indian-point “This joint proposal provides for additional financial assurance, oversight as well as environmental protections that serve to mitigate risk and protect the interests of the local communities and...

FERC to FREC April 10th, 1 to 5 PM. The Grid and the Green New Deal. Really Important Summit! Don’t Miss It!!

Don’t miss this great Summit that will not only provide excellent information but will also give you an opportunity to delve into this crucial topic in small groups and have your questions answered. I hope to see you there! Marilyn Elie “We have many critiques of FERC, and many dreams of a green future. But what...

Small nuclear power plants no use in climate crisis | Climate News Network

It has been said that one of the few issues for which there is by partisan support in the United States Congress is nuclear technology. The  reason for this is the vast amount of money the industry spends on lobbyists in DC, advertising, and donations to political campaigns. Frequently this support is couched in terms...

Best Explanation of Ionizing Radiation Ever!

We all face some amount of exposure to radioactive particles, if only from the so called “background radiation” from above ground nuclear testing years ago. Ionizing radiation is the radioactive isotopes that we inhale or ingest.These particles lodge in different parts of the body where they remain as tiny emitters damaging cells and causing  disruption. ...

March 30 2021 Congressional Briefing on Nuclear – What Congress Needs to Know. 2pm. Register now.

Dear Friends and Colleagues, Here and attached is the March 30 Congressional Briefing invitation.  We need your help getting the word out and supporting this game-changing event. Outreach:  Please share with your Congressional representatives and local, county and state elected officials as well as your organizations and networks. https://www.eesi.org/briefings/view/111320nuclear https://www.eesi.org/briefings/view/051319nuclear https://www.eesi.org/briefings/view/071618nuclear  Register:  Please register asap for...
March 31: Help us stop Danskammer's fracked gas power plant

March 31: Help us stop Danskammer’s fracked gas power plant

You can still register to speak at this event.  There are talking points below.  Even if you do not want to speak, do consider dialing in for one of the two sessions to show support of our new environmental law, CLCPTA. The first public hearings for the proposed Danskammer Power Plant are scheduled for March...
Overview of FERC changes

Overview of FERC changes

I found this to be a helpful, pretty short overview of the background of what’s going on at FERC. How a Change in FERC Leadership Will Affect the American Energy Industry The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC” or “the Commission”) will play a crucial role in President Joe Biden’s ambitious plans to tackle climate change and reduce...
Save the Date: A Historic Day for the Hudson

Save the Date: A Historic Day for the Hudson

https://zoom.us/webinar/register/5016147150949/WN_CcbVTMADTWKKxdqOppd-Uw At the end of April, Indian Point’s last reactor will shut down, marking a new era for the Hudson River, the Hudson Valley and the New York City Metropolitan Area. Closing the plant was one of Riverkeeper’s longest and most hard fought battles — spanning decades. This, however, does not mark the end of our Indian...

Wolastoq Grand Council Resolution on Nuclear Energy and Nuclear Waste

Friends across the lands, The Wolastoq Grand Council signed a Resolution on nuclear energy and nuclear waste on traditional Wolastoq territory. They asked for it to be published, and are asking all of us to spread it far and wide. Susan O’Donnell, Fredericton NB. The Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition stands in solidarity with the...