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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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Urgent Action: Letter to Editor. The Reconciliation Bill is in Congress Now! Pay Attention!!

Greetings Friends, This is a critical time for passage of the Reconciliation Bill.  While many of you have been following what is happening in Congress, many more Americans have not.  It is a confusing process and our energy future for years to come hangs in the balance.  Letters to the Editor are a good way...

Letter to the Editor: The Reconciliation Bill is in Congress Now! Pay Attention!!

Why is Congressional Action all about Budget Reconciliation Now? A majority of Americans want a comprehensive infrastructure spending plan AND democracy reforms that work. This is what the Reconciliation Bill is all about. Republicans in the Senate have vowed to vote against the Voting Rights Bill and the “human infrastructure ” bill that is the cornerstone...

Stop Centralized Interim Storage. Contact Senator Feinstein and Representative Jones

The Energy bill is now being marked up in committee.  It will shape our Energy policy for years to come.  Speak out against a bill that authorizes Holtec to ship high level radioactive waste to Texas.  Texas doesn’t want it and it is our responsibility as a community to deal with it.  Stewardship not disposal!...

Action alert to share on the Texas CISF licensing and opposing end-running around the NWPA

TELL YOUR MEMBERS OF CONGRESS: DEFEND THE NUCLEAR WASTE POLICY ACT No Backdoor Authorization of Illegal Consolidated Interim Storage Facilities Through The Appropriations Process The NRC is about to license a consolidated interim storage facility (CISF) to store irradiated nuclear fuel, also euphemistically known as “spent” nuclear fuel or SNF. It’s located in Andrews County, Texas, on...

October 11-15: People vs. Fossil Fuels Week of Action

Dear Friends, Here is some information about the October 11- 15 action in DC that is now being planned.  Our friend and ally Ted Glick, may plan a BXE action in front of FERC.   There will be civil disobedience at some point and Ted is inviting you to think about this as a way to...
Oil producers push Democrats to preserve key drilling deduction

Oil producers push Democrats to preserve key drilling deduction

Oil producers are ramping up their lobbying efforts to ensure that Democrats don’t repeal a lucrative tax deduction in the $3.5 billion reconciliation bill.   The U.S. tax code allows companies to recover the cost of drilling for oil and gas and preparing oil wells for production, a provision that helps boost U.S. oil production but has...

Radioactive water from Fukushima dumped in Ocean

“Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) has decided to dump contaminated water into the ocean through a tunnel 1km offshore. A senior official from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) said, “If we dumped the contaminated water on the coast, the media would take video and photos of us dumping it, but if we dumped...

SUN DAY Campaign: 1st Half 2021 – Renewables Are 92% of New U.S. Electrical Generating Capacity; Actual Electrical Generation by Solar Grows by 25% and Wind Is Up by 10%

SUN DAY CAMPAIGN 6930 Carroll Avenue, Suite #340; Takoma Park, MD 20912 sun-day-campaign@hotmail.com  Twitter: Follow @SunDayCampaign Brief News Update & Analysis FOR FIRST HALF OF 2021, LATEST FERC & EIA DATA SHOW: RENEWABLES ARE 91.6% OF NEW U.S. GENERATING CAPACITY   DURING THE PAST YEAR,  SOLAR-GENERATED ELECTRICITY GREW BY 25%;  WIND IS UP BY 10%  OVER...

Monitoring Discussion attachments

Hello Marilyn: Attached are slides from my June 23, 2021, presentation to the Indian Point Decommissioning Oversight Board. They address the release pathways for radioactivity to reach the air and water.  In addition to radiation monitors on these release paths, there are two rings of radioactive monitoring stations around the site.  A problem is that...

Walk For Our Grandchildren, A Short Documentary

Grannies in rocking chairs marching and singing out for a future for their grandchildren and the planet.  This video is especially relevant given the UN Climate Report that was just released and the bipartisan infrastructure bill passed in the Senate (the Exon bill) that supports fossil fuel subsidies and kills renewables.  Pass it on to...

NRC Meeting Report Back and Do Over on August 18

Rick Pezzullo of the Examiner News wrote up the last meeting the NRC scheduled to hear community concerns over decommissioning and added a bit of context in regard to how we got to where we are.  The link is below. It was a different atmosphere from any other NRC meeting in the past. There was...

COMMENTS TO NRC PUBLIC HEARING, TARRYTOWN, NY JULY 29, 2021