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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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Sloop in Distress - Clearwater in danger

Sloop in Distress – Clearwater in danger

Our partner Clearwater is in acute distress.  It is hard times and many of us are in peril but we can not allow the flagship of the environment to go down.  Please do what you can. Marilyn Dear Clearwater Community, We are writing to share some difficult news. The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has shaken Clearwater’s...

Cortlandt, Buchanan, Hendrick Hudson Reply Memorandum in Further Support of Petition

I cannot count the number of forums Manna Jo Green has put together for officials.  It is amazing and  perhaps we have reached critical mass.  The other part of the equation is the in office visits with a long list of Assrmbly members and NYS senators.  This grassroots effort was li led off by Tina...

CD 17 Environmental Forum, February 23, 2020

Dear Friends, After many years of service Representative Nita Lowey of Congressional District 17 is retiring.  This has created a great deal of excitement among Democrats who are now vying to replace her.  The purpose of this forum was to provide an opportunity for candidates to speak in some depth about the environmental problems our community faces, what...

Here’s my letter sent Tuesday to Times Union

To the Editor — We are under a coronovirus state of emergency, with tremendous leadership by Governor Cuomo. He is prioritizing testing, calling on the C.D.C, federal and state agencies to do their jobs on behalf of public safety. We have an emergency that deserves this leadership that the public knows nothing about. According to...
Clearwater and Indian Point

Clearwater and Indian Point

Clearwater, our partner in closing and decommissioning Indian Point, has put out an attractive and informative newsletter that shows the scope of what they are doing. We will all miss the traditional  Revival in June of this year and the networking that went on in the activist section. Please do read about what is going...

Lawmakers Blast NRC for Faulty Analysis of Pipeline Near Plants

Federal, state and county lawmakers criticized the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) Friday following a report that the federal agency allegedly failed to properly analyze the safety risks of a natural gas pipeline being placed near the Indian Point nuclear power plants in Buchanan. The report from the NRC Inspector General indicated that the Federal Energy...
17th Congressional Race: Candidate Forum On The Environment

17th Congressional Race: Candidate Forum On The Environment

Nine candidates seeking the Democratic nod for the 17th Congressional District election will speak in Stony Point. Nine candidates seeking the Democratic nod for the 17th Congressional District election will speak at a forum on the environment Feb. 23. (Kristin Borden/Patch) ROCKLAND COUNTY, NY — Nine Democrats vying for Nita Lowey’s Congressional seat will participate...

Indian Point Transfer D=NRC-2020-0021-0001

Secretary U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Washington, DC 20555-0001 ATTN: Rulemaking and Adjudications Staff D-NRC-2020-0021-0001 To whom it may concern, My name is Henry Kelly. My wife Corinne and myself live at 6 Mancuso Drive, Ossining New York 10562-2527. We moved to Ossining in August of 1986. We live within the ten mile Indian Point Evacuation...

CD17 Environmental Forum in Stony Point

Democratic candidates for Nita Lowey’s seat to discuss environmental issues facing CD17 Stony Point, NY– This Sunday, nine Democrats vying for Nita Lowey’s Congressional seat will take the stage at The Stony Point Center to discuss how they plan to address environmental issues facing the district and the nation. Candidates that will be in attendance:...
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.”...