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Monthly archive January, 2017

“The Lights Have Gone Out on Indian Point and Nuclear Is On Its Way Out: Tell President-Elect Trump to STOP the Bailout!” from Nuclear Information and Resource Service

“Dear Friend, NIRS is delighted to celebrate the historic agreement to close the Indian Point 2 and 3 nuclear reactors by 2021, which has been a focus of NIRS for over 35 years! We congratulate Hudson Riverkeeper, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, and Governor Andrew Cuomo for achieving this vital public safety and environmental justice victory....

“After Leaking Radiation In New York For DECADES, Indian Point “Ticking Time Bomb” To Finally Close” by Claire Bernish

“Buchanan, NY — Intensely controversial Indian Point nuclear power plant will completely cease operations by 2021, but the move to shutter operations on the facility — located just 25 miles north of New York City — has itself stirred contention. Legal and environmental battles have raged for years over Indian Point, which supplies nearly one-third...
"Why This Nuclear Engineer Says Every Nuke Plant in the US Should Be Shut Down Yesterday" by Karl Grossman

“Why This Nuclear Engineer Says Every Nuke Plant in the US Should Be Shut Down Yesterday” by Karl Grossman

“The good—the very good—energy news is that the Indian Point nuclear power plants 26 miles north of New York City will be closed in the next few years under an agreement reached between New York State and the plants’ owner, Entergy. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has long been calling for the plants to be...
"Mr. Cuomo Has 149 Things to Tell You" New York Times Editorial

“Mr. Cuomo Has 149 Things to Tell You” New York Times Editorial

“Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s State of the State address was a little different this year. Instead of giving a single speech to legislators and lobbyists in Albany, he spent more than a week going up and down and across the state, from Buffalo to Westchester to Long Island, giving eight speeches outlining 35 policy proposals, winnowed...

Governor Cuomo: Closure of the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant by 2021

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mzvXk1DRTjA&w=560&h=315] Indian Point Closure Plan The results of the terms of the agreement and additional New York State contingency planning are as follows: Early Close Date: Entergy Corp. has agreed to cease all operations at Indian Point and will shut down the Unit 2 reactor in April of 2020. Unit 3 will be shut down...
"Thanks & spanks for Cuomo’s conflicted approach to New York’s nuclear power failure"

“Thanks & spanks for Cuomo’s conflicted approach to New York’s nuclear power failure”

“A landmark deal finalized between NY Governor Andrew Cuomo and Entergy Nuclear Operations Inc. to close the Indian Point nuclear power station by 2020 and 2021 is making tons of headlines for good reason.  The negotiated closure of the aging two-unit nuclear power station just 25 miles from New York City is the light at...
Photos from Stop The Cuomo Tax SUNY Purchase Action

Photos from Stop The Cuomo Tax SUNY Purchase Action

***Media Advisory for Tuesday, January 10, 9:30 a.m., Say NO to Cuomo’s Nuclear Tax, 9:30 AM, SUNY Purchase Performing Arts Center, 735 Anderson Hill Road Media Contacts: Mark Dunlea, 518 860-3725, dunleamark@aol.com Marilyn Elie, 914 954-6739, eliewestcan@gmail.com Groups to Demonstrate at Cuomo’s State of the State Address at SUNY Purchase reminding him that he is not finished yet. We say NO...
INDIAN POINT CLOSURE AGREEMENT COVERAGE

INDIAN POINT CLOSURE AGREEMENT COVERAGE

An agreement has been reached to close Indian Point! This is your place to read comprehensive coverage of the Indian Point Closure Agreement. Developments have been coming fast since the announcement on January 6th. Views are many. Below are comprehensive links to the coverage. Watch this space for the latest developments! THE ANNOUNCEMENT http://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/06/nyregion/indian-point-nuclear-power-plant-shutdown.html http://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/06/nyregion/indian-point-nuclear-westchester-county.html...

“After decades of hard work, we will witness the closure of Indian Point by 2021!” by Clearwater

“January, 2017 E-Newsletter www.clearwater.org Indian Point to Close by 2021! After decades of hard work, we will witness the closure of Indian Point by 2021! Clearwater wants to thank YOU for all of your hard work in helping the Hudson Valley to achieve this landmark agreement. We can expect great changes to come: Our Hudson River...
"Indian Point Nuclear Power Plants to Close in 2021" by Rick Pezzullo

“Indian Point Nuclear Power Plants to Close in 2021” by Rick Pezzullo

“The Indian Point nuclear power plants, which have been a fixture in the Village of Buchanan for more than 50 years and help provide electricity to several million homes and businesses in Westchester and the five boroughs of New York City, will close in 2021. The stunning announcement was first reported in the New York...
"Riverkeeper, New York State, and Entergy sign a landmark agreement to close Indian Point by 2021"

“Riverkeeper, New York State, and Entergy sign a landmark agreement to close Indian Point by 2021”

““It’s a win for the safety of our communities, a win for the Hudson River and all the rich variety of life within it, and a win for a clean, sustainable energy future.” – Paul Gallay Dear Friend, We are experiencing history in the making. It is the accumulation of countless hours of advocacy, legal...

Local Officials Duped by Entergy with 25% Claim

Local officials in Ulster, Dutchess, Orange, Westchester and NYC have come out with the same claim in response to the proposed closing of Indian Point with each official claiming that Indian Point produces 25% of the electricity for their area. They are all very concerned about replacement power. They have been duped and need not...