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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...
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...
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...
Citizens Oversight Board

Citizens Oversight Board

BUCHANAN – The closure of the Indian Point plant is scheduled to begin next year,  and members of the community say they are already thinking of the safest ways that officials should proceed. They tell News 12 that they’d like to see the state implement a citizens oversight board to...
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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District 17 Congressional Candidate Environmental Forum Flyer

District 17 Congressional Candidate Environmental Forum Flyer

The Energy 202: Trump backs down from building nuclear waste site in Nevada

The Energy 202: Trump backs down from building nuclear waste site in Nevada

Election politics at play – votes or money from the nuclear industry. We will see how long this lasts. What is wrong with this quote from the article?“Nuclear power currently produces more than half the nation’s carbon-free electricity.” Nuclear power produces about 20 % of our nation’s electricity. Nuclear power is not carbon free, it is low carbon....
Bill Would Give The Public A Voice In Nuclear Plant Decommissioning

Bill Would Give The Public A Voice In Nuclear Plant Decommissioning

File photo of a sign displayed at a protest outside the Palisades Nuclear Plant near South Haven in 2013 | CREDIT WMUK A state lawmaker says communities should have a voice in the process of decommissioning nuclear power plants. State Representative Jon Hoadley has introduced a bill that would create a new “Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel.”...
New York says Entergy plan to reduce staffing levels at Indian Point is too risky

New York says Entergy plan to reduce staffing levels at Indian Point is too risky

New York wants the NRC to reject Entergy’s plan to reduce staffing levels at Indian Point while spent fuel is still in cooling pools, saying it’s too risky for a power plant so close to New York City A spent fuel pool at the Indian Point nuclear plant in Buchanan, N.Y. shows uranium rods submerged...
VIDEO: Expert engineer details concerns over dry-cask storage at Pilgrim Station

VIDEO: Expert engineer details concerns over dry-cask storage at Pilgrim Station

This is the same problem we will face with the thin walled Holtec casks at Indian Point. Engineering expert Paul Blanch address NDCAP members about reliability issues with Holtec’s dry-cask containers. [Wicked Local Photo/Dave Kindy] The nuclear engineer with 50 years of experience claimed the dry-cask storage containers, which hold spent fuel rods and other...
State AG Cites 'Multiple, Grave Concerns' Over Indian Point Nuclear Plant Decommissioning

State AG Cites ‘Multiple, Grave Concerns’ Over Indian Point Nuclear Plant Decommissioning

It is important to stress to officials that the reactor must close on the appointed date even if a decommissioning company is not in place.  Let it go into safe store and stop producing radioactive waste and leaks that find their way into the Hudson River. A rapid, thorough and safe decommissioning plan must be carefully...

Officials, Residents Grill Company Chosen to Decommission Indian Pt.

Local elected officials and residents last week grilled a representative from the company selected to decommission the Indian Point nuclear power plants in Buchanan after the facility shuts down next year. Joe Delmar, senior director of Government Affairs and Communications at Holtec International, appeared at a meeting of the Indian Point Nuclear Decommissioning Citizen Advisory...
A False Answer, a Big Political Connection and $260 Million in Tax Breaks

A False Answer, a Big Political Connection and $260 Million in Tax Breaks

Holtec International gave a false answer in a 2014 New Jersey tax break application connected to political boss George E. Norcross III, a Holtec board member. Five days after WNYC and ProPublica asked about it, lawyers called it “inadvertent” and asked the state to correct it. Thank you Susan for this link to the ProPublica...
Dangers of Gas Transmission through pipelines at Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant

Dangers of Gas Transmission through pipelines at Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant

• Enbridge’s inability to shut off the gas on the Algonquin pipelines at Indian Point within three minutes from notification of a rupture as confirmed during the NYS Public Service Commission audit. • Entergy’s faulty risk analysis. • Lack of oversight for the security of the new AIM 42-inch high-pressure gas pipeline and the older...
Holtec's Plan To Demolish Indian Point Generates Many Questions

Holtec’s Plan To Demolish Indian Point Generates Many Questions

The cost to dismantle, demolish and remove the plant and store the fuel rods is estimated at $2.3 billion. The cost to dismantle, demolish and haul away the Indian Point nuclear plant and store the fuel rods is estimated at $2.3 billion. (Entergy) CORTLANDT, NY — Cortlandt residents concerned about plans to tear down the...
Is The Company Poised To Dismantle Indian Point Too Radioactive?

Is The Company Poised To Dismantle Indian Point Too Radioactive?

Indian Point Energy Center in Buchanan, NY. SETH WENIG/AP/SHUTTERSTOCK When Deb Milone looks at the soon-to-close Indian Point Energy Center, standing sentinel on a promontory above the Hudson River, she sees a future business campus, manufacturing hub, or some other revenue generator. “It’s 90 acres, and it’s a huge amount of tax loss to us,” said...
Tool Kit for Legislative Visits

Tool Kit for Legislative Visits

Here are some suggestions  for materials you can use when you visit your legislator.  Feel free to use this material as is or put things in your own words.  You can leave this information with your representative. Just paste in the name of the elected and the people attending the meeting. Also attached is a...