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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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Interview with Senator Pete Harckham

Sen. Pete Harckham Invites New Yorkers To Speak Up NYS Senator Pete Harckham wants all New Yorkers to take part in the Climate Action Council’s hearings and to keep involved in order to bring about needed actions to fight climate change. The Climate Action Council has staged public meetings throughout New York accepting comments from...

Interview with Vanessa Agudelo

Vanessa Agudelo Invites YOU to the Climate Action Council Hearings Vanessa Agudelo, former Peekskill council member and presently a Democratic candidate for the congressional seat formerly held by retiring Sandy Galef (CD-95), is asking all of us to bring our ideas concerning Climate change and what we can do about it to these hearings, whether...
Canada and a renewable grid by 2035

Canada and a renewable grid by 2035

“To make it happen, Canada must expand its renewable energy sector in an unprecedented leap, building more than 50,000 megawatts of new wind and solar every five years by 2050. That’s more than five times the previous record of 9,200 MW built between 2011 and 2015, but the foundation says recent policy changes in other...

The War on Ukraine and the War on Renewables. 6 minutes.

This 6 minute video by Marilyn Elie highlights how the fossil fuel industry and their allies are using the war in Ukraine to ramp up production and as an excuse to push to build more pipelines. The questions to ask when confronted with this faulty logic are: How does it help Ukraine for us to...

2022, May 15. Solidarity Fair

https://photos.app.goo.gl/NRNkGMqadB3Z7rDk8 Hi Howard, I thought you might enjoy this glimpse of the Solidarity Fair.  Feel free to share with other groups if you like. Marilyn Elie

Dumping radioactive water from fuel pools

https://www.capecodtimes.com/story/news/2022/05/11/nrc-faced-backlash-public-meeting-plymouth-proposed-changes/9598232002/ Read this important article because it will apply to Indian Point. The question is not what is allowable under NRC regulations but what happens when swimers, boaters, children playing on shore and also fish and wildlife ingest a radioactive isotope?  It remains in bone and tissue for the life disrupting cell function. Marilyn  Elie...

From the Front Line. Earthday 2022, Asheville’s Earthday Eight take on world’s 2nd largest military contractor

Windmills Not War Machines EARTHDAY 2022: 50 ASHEVILLE ACTIVISTS SHUT DOWN RAYTHEON: WORLD’S SECOND LARGEST WAR MACHINE CONTRACTOR On Earthday, 2022 50 young and elder activists from the Asheville area gathered in Bent Creek Park on the French Broad River under banners that read: “Windmills not War Machines” and “Declare a Climate Emergency”. Our goal...

Indian Point Deconstruction

By Marilyn Elie Nuclear reactors are decommissioned. The rest of the clean-up is a massive deconstruction job, a lot of which involves low level or non-radioactive material. Items like laundry and workers’ gear are considered low level. Some of the buildings on the property fall into the non-radioactive category.  Not that the site is benign. ...

Marie’s Letter to Richard Webster

Dear All – Here is a copy of a letter sent to Richard Webster in hopes of addressing the concerns outlined. Marie — Richard – I have amended the letter to include the point I mentioned at the meeting on Thursday Marie Dear Richard – I’m sure you are aware of the numerous concerns voiced...

Best Article Yet on the Disastrous Rush to Gas

This article is a comprehnsive look at the race for profits on the part of the fossil fuel industry. It puts a human face on the toll this expansion would take and what it would mean to the environment and decarbonization plans. Read and share this information.  None of this is for Ukraine. https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2022/04/21/lng-texas-louisiana-ukraine/ “Europe...

Bidens plan for 6 BILLION for Nukes rescue

https://www.nbcnews.com/science/science-news/biden-launches-6b-effort-distressed-nuclear-plants-rcna25186 All of the same old lies are firmly embedded in this story starting with nuclear is carbon free.  Even Amory Lovins has stated that there might be an uptick in fossil fuel use in the short term.  That is until renewables catch up.  Keeping the reactors running on life support keeps renewables from expanding into...

Small Modular Reactors. Canadian media release: Federal Budget Funding for New Nuclear Reactors a ‘Climate Throwaway’

Federal Budget Funding for New Nuclear Reactors a ‘Climate Throwaway’ www.ccnr.org/media_11_April_2022.pdf       version en français: www.ccnr.org/communique_11_avril_2022.pdf Toronto (April 11 2022) – The 2022 federal budget’s investment in unproven nuclear reactor designs, dubbed Small Modular Reactors (SMRs), is being called a “climate throwaway” by civil society groups. Just days after the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its...