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Launch of the Beyond Indian Point Campaign - Please Share!

Launch of the Beyond Indian Point Campaign – Please Share!

Hi Everyone, I am writing to share the good news that today we launch the Beyond Indian Point campaign! BIP is sponsored by AGREE, Frack Action, Riverkeeper, NIRS and Food & Water Watch. I have been working on this as the Campaign Coordinator. Many of you have heard about the...
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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SCIENTISTS: NUCLEAR ENERGY IS A WASTE OF TIME

SCIENTISTS: NUCLEAR ENERGY IS A WASTE OF TIME

Status Quo It turns out that nuclear energy, which advocates say is a more feasible means of transitioning away from fossil fuels than solar or wind, might not actually be up to the task. That’s according to research published Monday in the journal Nature Energy, which shows that countries that adopted nuclear energy didn’t actually reduce their carbon emissions a significant amount —...

IMPORTANT. Comparision of nuclear and renewables for Co2 reduction. They don’t mix – Two’s a Crowd

Thank you, Gordon Edwards for the article and background. This is something that we must shareCV widely with decision makers. Marilyn Elie Sign the Pledge “Every Vote Needs To Be Counted” at http://ChooseDemocracy.US Background:A study of 123 countries by the Sussex University gBusiness School has gathered historical data that bolsters a conclusion often articulated by...
Court rules Fukushima nuclear disaster preventable, increases liabilities

Court rules Fukushima nuclear disaster preventable, increases liabilities

This ruling is a total game changer. The Japanese government is considering an appeal to their Supreme Court. For the blog and for announce. Marilyn Fukushima nuclear disaster preventable, court rules, with more damages claims likely Government and company Tepco ordered to pay some damages for 2011 event, but ruling could spur further claims Plaintiffs...

Exemption for Entergy, Inc. Indian Point Nuclear Generating Unit Nos. 2 and 3

Dear Indian Point unit 2 & 3  Trackers,Thank you to Kay Cumbow for spotting this FRN Exemption: Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc. Indian Point Nuclear Generating Unit Nos. 2 and 3 N2 Michael J. KeeganDon’t Waste Michigan SUMMARY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued a partial exemption in response to the October 22, 2019, request...
NY Rep Announces Funding For Town Impacted By Indian Point's Impending Closure

NY Rep Announces Funding For Town Impacted By Indian Point’s Impending Closure

Indian Point nuclear power plant, Buchanan, NY A New York Congresswoman says a Westchester County town in her district has been awarded funding to help expand its tax base. This comes as the nearby Indian Point nuclear power plant is set to completely shut down in seven months. Democratic Congresswoman Nita Lowey announced on Tuesday...
Nuclear reactors make climate change worse

Nuclear reactors make climate change worse

This information and this report need to included in our dialog every time climate change comes up. We have all touched on this in passing but never in this detail. This is a definitive piece of work that as people who are concerned with climate change need to see. The arguement that we need to...

Decommissioning bill for VT Yankee

Dear friends, Today’s local paper contains an article about a bill which proposes a fund which would benefit decommissioning at VT Yankee: https://www.reformer.com/stories/proposed-nuclear-decommissioning-bill-carries-big-bonus-for-vernon,614000 ” The bill provides two major benefits for the current decommissioning process at Vermont Yankee. It would provide $500,000 to the Community Advisory Board so that it can better perform its work; and it...
Proposed nuclear decommissioning bill carries big bonus for Vernon

Proposed nuclear decommissioning bill carries big bonus for Vernon

We need this for Indian Point.   Vermont’s three-man Congressional delegation concerning the decommissioning of nuclear power plants would provide a stunning financial windfall for the town of Vernon — up to $18 million a year. It also includes $500,000 for the Citizen’s Advisory Board.  Pretty amazing and a good example for Indian Point. and  Buchanan. ...

Dozens of US nuclear power plants at risk due to climate change: Moody’s

Washington — Dozens of US nuclear power plants, comprising nearly half the country’s operational nuclear generating capacity, “will face growing credit risks” in the next 10 to 20 years due to flooding, hurricanes, heat stress and other predicted impacts of climate change, Moody’s Investors Service said in a report Aug. 18. “The consequences of climate change...
Nuclear power in the Green New Deal?

Nuclear power in the Green New Deal?

The arguments against it By M.V. Ramana and Schyler Edmunston Over the last few years, there has been a growing interest in a Green New Deal and there are many versions proposed in different countries. At the same time, there has also been criticism of these proposals on many counts, including the fact that they typically don’t include...

Dozens of US nuclear power plants at risk due to climate change: Moody’s

Washington — Dozens of US nuclear power plants, comprising nearly half the country’s operational nuclear generating capacity, “will face growing credit risks” in the next 10 to 20 years due to flooding, hurricanes, heat stress and other predicted impacts of climate change, Moody’s Investors Service said in a report Aug. 18. “The consequences of climate change...

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...