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March 27th: Indian Point Screening at Columbia University

March 27th: Indian Point Screening at Columbia University

  The Sophie & Alex Rosner Seminar on History, Health & Social Justice Presents a Film Screening and Q&A With Director Ivy Meeropol March 27th, 11:30 AM – 3 PM Allan Rosenfield, 722 West 168th Street, Hess Commons, 10th Floor, New York, NY Filmmaker Ivy Meeropol had unprecedented access to the plant at the center...
"Gov. Cuomo’s upstate nuclear plant bailout will cost MTA, NYCHA big on utility bills" by Glenn Blain

“Gov. Cuomo’s upstate nuclear plant bailout will cost MTA, NYCHA big on utility bills” by Glenn Blain

“ALBANY — Gov. Cuomo’s plan to bail out three upstate nuclear plants will cost public institutions, including the MTA, millions of dollars in added utility costs, a new study says. The study by the New York Public Interest Research Group found that public institutions will see their electric bills rise by as much as $112...
"IMMEDATE ACTION NEEDED: Stop The Cuomo Tax Campaign Legislative Action"

“IMMEDATE ACTION NEEDED: Stop The Cuomo Tax Campaign Legislative Action”

In less than four weeks, Gov. Cuomo aims to pull off a deal to bail out dangerous, outdated, inefficient nuclear power plants with $7.6 billion of our money. Despite the renewable-energy alternatives that would cost less, cut more CO2 and create more good-paying jobs, Gov. Cuomo insists on sending billions to America’s largest nuclear producer, Exelon. The...
Monday March 20, 2017 – Screening of Documentary Film “Indian Point”

Monday March 20, 2017 – Screening of Documentary Film “Indian Point”

When: Monday 3/20/17screening starts at 6:30 pm. Doors Open at 6:00 pm. Where: Rutgers Presbyterian Church at 236 West 73rd Street west of Broadway, 5th Floor, New York City Admission is free. We would appreciate any donation amount at the door, which will go to the Rutgers Presbyterian Church for their good works and their...

Indian Point Closure Worries Local Community

Aired: 03/10/2017 26:40 Rating: NR Earlier this year Gov. Andrew Cuomo accomplished something in his home county of Westchester that he’s been after for over a decade. The eventual closing of Indian Point. He says it’s a big win for the people in and around New York City but what about for those closest to...
"Report Shows Cost-Effective Energy After Westchester’s Indian Point Shuts Down" by Joyce Newman

“Report Shows Cost-Effective Energy After Westchester’s Indian Point Shuts Down” by Joyce Newman

“Ever since Governor Cuomo announced the state’s new deal to close the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant after 2021, supporters of the plant, the media, and many others have been asking key questions about replacing the power. Will it actually be possible? What will the costs be for consumers? What if it cannot be replaced...
AXS TV Premieres INDIAN POINT Nuclear Power Plant Documentary - Sat. March 11

AXS TV Premieres INDIAN POINT Nuclear Power Plant Documentary – Sat. March 11

AXS TV is honored to premiere the award-winning documentary INDIAN POINT on Sat. March 11 at 10pE/7pP. INDIAN POINT presents a balanced look at the fight to have the NY nuclear power plant shut down. AXS TV PRESENTS A FASCINATING LOOK AT ONE OF AMERICA’S MOST CONTROVERSIAL POWER PLANTS IN THE TELEVISION PREMIERE OF THE...
"Community Facing Upheaval with Indian Point's Pending Closure"

“Community Facing Upheaval with Indian Point’s Pending Closure”

“There’s Still Time To Tell The NRC No To Deadly Nulear Waste Transports Across The USA”

http://www.nirs.org http://www.nrc.gov Please pass this around to interested individuals, lists and via social networks. Dear Friend, There’s still time to submit your comments to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to tell them not to license an unnecessary nuclear waste dump in West Texas that will cause thousands of shipments of deadly, cancer-causing, high-level radioactive waste...
"Roadmap for Replacing NY’s Indian Point with Clean Energy" by Jackson Morris

“Roadmap for Replacing NY’s Indian Point with Clean Energy” by Jackson Morris

“What happens to the electric grid, your wallet, and carbon emissions when you retire a troubled nuclear power plant just north of New York City? That’s the central question explored by Synapse Energy Economics, a leading utility industry firm, in a report released today by NRDC and Riverkeeper that finds clean energy—including energy efficiency, renewable...

“Replacing the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant with Energy Efficiency” by Steven Cohen

“Many people who are concerned about fossil fuels and climate change argue for nuclear power as a viable solution to carbon pollution. I am not one of those people. I am not negative on the technology, but rather on the political, environmental, and management issues it raises. Nuclear power creates significant issues of waste, safety,...
"NYISO, PSC: No Worries on Replacing Indian Point Capacity" by Michael Kuser and Rich Heidorn Jr.

“NYISO, PSC: No Worries on Replacing Indian Point Capacity” by Michael Kuser and Rich Heidorn Jr.

“NYISO CEO Brad Jones and Public Service Commission Chair Audrey Zibelman told New York legislators they are not concerned about replacing the capacity of the 2,069-MW Indian Point nuclear plant, saying energy efficiency, transmission upgrades and the ISO’s wholesale market will ensure reliability. Jones said that the grid operator has many options and “plenty of...