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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...
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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Treatment of used fuel at Indian Point

Treatment of used fuel at Indian Point

Not much new here except for the the following plan for used fuel rods: “The company aims within 8 months of reactor shutdown to optimise the storage configuration of used fuel in the pools so that the fuel pools become independent of their cooling systems, and to place all the used nuclear fuel in its...
New York approves Indian Point sale after Holtec sets up trust to cover cost of cleanup

New York approves Indian Point sale after Holtec sets up trust to cover cost of cleanup

The state’s Department of Public Service announced that an Indian Point Nuclear Decommissioning Oversight Board would be formed as part of the deal. Indian Point 3, a last look before it shuts down, April 30, 2021Indian Point 3 shuts down, April 30, 2021. Mark Vergari, Rockland/Westchester Journal News The state Public Service Commission has O.K.’d the sale...
Sale of Indian Point approved

Sale of Indian Point approved

Indian Point Energy Center, Buchanan, NY (photo: Entergy Nuclear) BUCHANAN, N.Y. (WWTI) — A deal on a major nuclear power facility in New York has come to a close. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Wednesday that the Public Service Commission (PSC) has approved the sale of the Indian Point nuclear power facility to Holtec International...

White House Env. Justice panel report. Good news from Tim!

Hi all – some good news on the federal level. The White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council (WHEJAC) issued its first report this week. An article about it is below. In the report, WHEJAC tells the Biden administration what types of projects benefit environmental justice communities, and what types of projects do not. The article focuses on...
Sunset at Indian Point

Sunset at Indian Point

Michael Conrad has written the definitive piece on the closing of Indian Point.  He knows the history and starts with the defeat of the Storm King Mountain decision one of the pillars of Environmental law in the United States. Read down to bottom to find out more about his website that documents history from the...
Alec Baldwin: Indian Point 3 is closing. New York and the world should celebrate

Alec Baldwin: Indian Point 3 is closing. New York and the world should celebrate

The Nuclear Option documentary by USA Today Network NortheastAn in-depth look at the end of the nuclear power industry as we know it, and what lies ahead for the communities where plants are powering down. Michael V. Pettigano, Paul Wood Jr and John Meore, Rockland/Westchester Journal News At the end of this month of April,...
INDIAN POINT SHUTTING DOWN Zoom Meeting Recording

INDIAN POINT SHUTTING DOWN Zoom Meeting Recording

End of an era: closure of nuclear plant is pointer for New York’s energy future

End of an era: closure of nuclear plant is pointer for New York’s energy future

It is interesting that this reporter interviewed former NRC Chairman Gregory Jaskowitz for his take on nuclear power.  The figures on the percentage of electricity generated for the NYC Westchester grid are a mash up of state and local figures.  They make no sense. Marilyn Elie Sun, wind and nuclear. Indian Point Energy Center is...

Write your Congressional Representative

Please write to your representative to sign the ICAN pledge. To do so find the steps below. Instructions with a screenshot are also attached! Also, please see the video recording from 1:35:33 – 1:39:13 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RPFaQH3Prk0) that explains how to send a letter to your representative using the Nuclear Ban Map.  If you face any issues, please write to...

May the 4th, Be With Us. Work for Clean Energy Now!

The fight in Congress now is over what constitutes clean energy in the gigantic energy bill that is currently being drafted.  FERC is one of the agencies that will play a big role. Legislators will be deciding between now and the end of June, if not before how to define clean energy. Nuclear, fracked gas,...

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...