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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...
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...
Croton March Flier

Croton March Flier

Croton march event information
THE COMPLETE INDIAN POINT CLOSURE AGREEMENT

THE COMPLETE INDIAN POINT CLOSURE AGREEMENT

Closure Agreement Link: http://www.ipsecinfo.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/indian-point-closure-agreement-january-8-2017.pdf
Gordon Edwards

Gordon Edwards

… Small Modular Nuclear Reactors a case of wishful thinking at best http://ccnr.org/SMNR_article_2019.pdf … many months of behind-the-scenes meetings throughout New Brunswick with utility company executives, provincial politicians, federal government representatives, township mayors and First Nations, two nuclear entrepreneurial companies laid out a dazzling dream promising thousands of jobs –...
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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Tool Kit for Legislative Visits

Tool Kit for Legislative Visits

Here are some suggestions  for materials you can use when you visit your legislator.  Feel free to use this material as is or put things in your own words.  You can leave this information with your representative. Just paste in the name of the elected and the people attending the meeting. Also attached is a...
Calls to reuse concrete from demolished nuclear sites

Calls to reuse concrete from demolished nuclear sites

Concrete from decommissioned nuclear sites should be reused to fill in voids after reactors are demolished, an Aecom-led report concludes. The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) tasked Aecom with the research, which was included in the NDA’s Direct Research Portfolio Annual Report for 2018-19. The NDA is responsible for cleaning up the legacy from the UK’s...
Victoria Leung: Riverkeeper opposes using Holtec to decommission Indian Point

Victoria Leung: Riverkeeper opposes using Holtec to decommission Indian Point

Entering 2020, Riverkeeper remains dedicated to protecting the Hudson River and the health and safety of the surrounding communities. We are building on our decades of advocacy around Indian Point to ensure that the decommissioning of this dangerous and antiquated facility is completed with the best interests of the local communities and environment in mind....
Officials Urge Goverener to Sign Bill to Benefit Indian Pt Workers

Officials Urge Goverener to Sign Bill to Benefit Indian Pt Workers

Harckham and Galef Urge Gov. Cuomo to Sign Indian Point Bill

State Sen. Harckham at a press conference in Buchanan, NY, calling for Indian Point job protections and guarantees. Legislation will offer job protections and guarantees for the workers at the Indian Point Energy Center New York State Senator Pete Harckham and Assemblywoman Sandy Galef urged Governor Andrew Cuomo to sign legislation that will offer job...
Standing With Indian Point Workers

Standing With Indian Point Workers

Dear Suzannah, Today I hosted a press conference with Assemblywoman Galef where together with local leaders we urged Governor Cuomo to sign legislation that would protect jobs for Indian Point workers.  I introduced this legislation with the goal of requiring the decommissioning process to retain the current workforce instead of bringing in cheap, unskilled labor...

Holtec: a poor choice to decommission Indian Point

Riverkeeper Opposes Company Chosen to Decommission Indian Point The environmental advocacy group that was involved in the negotiations that led to the decision to close the Indian Point nuclear power plants is publicly opposing the company selected to decommission the facility in Buchanan. Riverkeeper has launched a petition urging Entergy Corporation, owners of the plants,...
Video on NYISO: What is the New York Independent System Operator

Video on NYISO: What is the New York Independent System Operator

This video provides a quick, 10 minute introduction to the guardian of our grid, the New York Independent System Operator or NYISO. NYISO is an Independent, non profit organization that uses rules and regulations to ensure reliability and integrity so that our grid performs flawlessly to deliver electricity to our homes and businesses. While we...

Small Modular Nuclear Reactors: a case of wishful thinking at best

On Friday the 13th, September 2019, the St John Telegraph-Journal’s front page was dominated by what many gullible readers hoped will be a good luck story for New Brunswick – making the province a booming and prosperous Nuclear Energy powerhouse for the entire world. After many months of behind-the-scenes meetings throughout New Brunswick with...

URGENT! WE Need Your Help! Legislation for a Safe Decommissioning

If you are reading this you are part of the plan to talk with your state legislator about the need for a Citizens Oversight Board for a safe decommissioning of Indian Point. The deadline is January 23. That is when the budget is done. First of all make sure that your state rep is in...
Entergy Asks For OK To Transfer Indian Point's License

Entergy Asks For OK To Transfer Indian Point’s License

Entergy Corporation has asked for approval to transfer the license of Indian Point Energy Center, officials say. A License Transfer Application was filed with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission through the affiliates of Entergy Corporation and Holtec International on Friday, Nov. 22. The application requests approval for the transfer of the NRC licenses for the...

Five years after its shutdown, Windham County still feels loss of Vermont Yankee

This is an interesting observation from a resident and member of the Citizens Advisory Panel who lives in the Vermont Yankee area.  They are still recovering from the closing of the plant.  Evidently, there was no mass turnover with many homes going on the market at the same time.  I have not seen any discussion...