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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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Holtec: No Formal Plans for Passive Nuclear Plant at Lacey Township Decommissioning Site

Take this denial as a confirmation of long term planning from a multi national corporation.  Also as a playbook for what we will have to contend with at Indian Point.  Moving used fuel from the pool after 3 years now seems to be the approved standard.  Note that the NRC does not make a distinction...

Holtec advancing clean nuclear energy despite NJ politics

Would that it were true.   This article uses every industry troupe in the book to defame environmentalists.  Unfortunately, telling the truth about nuclear power does not inspire doaners to open up their wallets.  Mostly they want to run the other way because it is so daunting a topic. Grassroots groups can only look bitterly at...

Watch “Getting to Clean Energy with Ted Glick” on YouTube

This illuminating talk by long time activist Ted Glick details how a federal agency, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has been captured by the fossil fuel industry and rubber stamps requests for expansion without studying repercussions for climate change. Ted’s legislative proposal to turn FERC into FREC – the Federal Renewable Energy Commission – would...
Indian Point Powering Down | Yonkers Times

Indian Point Powering Down | Yonkers Times

Follow up letters to the editor and to state representatives are needed.  Indian Point has been in the news lately because of the license transfer  from Entergy to Holtec for decommissioning. Can you write a letter to your representative in Albany and send the same letter to the editor of your local paper?  Insist on a...
Companies seek transfer of Southwest Michigan’s nuclear plant license after shutdown in 2022

Companies seek transfer of Southwest Michigan’s nuclear plant license after shutdown in 2022

The Palisades nuclear plant in Covert, Michigan. COVERT, MI – A Southwest Michigan nuclear power plant has taken another step toward eventual shutdown and decommissioning planned for 2022. Entergy Corporation and Holtec International submitted a license transfer application with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission requesting approval to transfer the licenses for the Palisades Nuclear Plant...

Nuclear Power to Save the Climate? You Gotta be Kidding!” Watch this video!

This 13 minute video was produced by our friends at Citizens Awareness Network.  It deals with many of  lies told by the nuclear industry, especially the most current one about nukes and climate. Mr. Nukem is the kind of industry representative we all love to hate.   Take a few minutes to watch this video and...
East Coast nuke plants prepare to send waste to New Mexico via Holtec project

East Coast nuke plants prepare to send waste to New Mexico via Holtec project

https://uw-media.currentargus.com/embed/video/3483590002 Indian Point and Buchanan | Theresa Knickerbocker, the mayor of the Village of Buchanan, talks about the Indian Point Energy Center closing and what lies ahead for the village. East coast nuclear power plants are getting ready to send their waste to southeast New Mexico as they are shut down. Holtec International recently acquired...

AFSCME for Georgia – US Senate races – Phone Bank. Sign Up

Those who have been working for green energy  know how important it is to avoid grid lock in the Senate.  If we want a green new deal to work on mitigating the climate crises we need to elect two democratic Senators from Georgia.  Here are some organizations in Georgia asking for our help.  Sign up...

Action Alert: Oppose S. 4897 – American Nuclear Infrastructure Act

This is a note from Tim Judson from NIRS about important legislation on nuclear power plants in the United States Congress.  IPSEC was one of the organizations that signed on in opposition to the bill.  I hope that your group was too. Here is the link to get you to some quick information and a...

Article: Zambito, With Holdtec taking over Indian Point, Sen Gillibrand fights back

I think we need to take a cue from Ted Glick and his FERC to FREC proposal.  What would a reformed NRC look like? Has anyone seen Gillibrand’s amendment?  Can we make some proposals?  If ever there was a time it is now.   Marilyn Zambito, Thomas C, With New Jersey fir taking over Indian Point,...

What’s Up With Indian Point?

We can all breathe a sigh of relief next spring when the last working reactor at Indian Point powers down.  20 million people in the 50-mile radius of the 40-year-old nuclear generator can sleep more soundly and future generations will thank us for no longer producing high level radioactive waste that will bedevil the country...

Presentation on Thurs, Dec. 10, 6:00 PM – NDCAP meeting. Your presence is requested!

Holtec, the company the NRC has slated to decommission Indian Point , will be making a presentation about their plans on Thursday, Dec. 10 at 6:00 PM.  Please join this meeting and offer your comments.  It is important that elected officials be reminded that people in the community care about what happens at Indian Point. ...