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Monthly archive April, 2021

FERC to FREC April 10th, 1 to 5 PM. The Grid and the Green New Deal. Really Important Summit! Don’t Miss It!!

Don’t miss this great Summit that will not only provide excellent information but will also give you an opportunity to delve into this crucial topic in small groups and have your questions answered. I hope to see you there! Marilyn Elie “We have many critiques of FERC, and many dreams of a green future. But what...

Small nuclear power plants no use in climate crisis | Climate News Network

It has been said that one of the few issues for which there is by partisan support in the United States Congress is nuclear technology. The  reason for this is the vast amount of money the industry spends on lobbyists in DC, advertising, and donations to political campaigns. Frequently this support is couched in terms...

Best Explanation of Ionizing Radiation Ever!

We all face some amount of exposure to radioactive particles, if only from the so called “background radiation” from above ground nuclear testing years ago. Ionizing radiation is the radioactive isotopes that we inhale or ingest.These particles lodge in different parts of the body where they remain as tiny emitters damaging cells and causing  disruption. ...

March 30 2021 Congressional Briefing on Nuclear – What Congress Needs to Know. 2pm. Register now.

Dear Friends and Colleagues, Here and attached is the March 30 Congressional Briefing invitation.  We need your help getting the word out and supporting this game-changing event. Outreach:  Please share with your Congressional representatives and local, county and state elected officials as well as your organizations and networks. https://www.eesi.org/briefings/view/111320nuclear https://www.eesi.org/briefings/view/051319nuclear https://www.eesi.org/briefings/view/071618nuclear  Register:  Please register asap for...
March 31: Help us stop Danskammer's fracked gas power plant

March 31: Help us stop Danskammer’s fracked gas power plant

You can still register to speak at this event.  There are talking points below.  Even if you do not want to speak, do consider dialing in for one of the two sessions to show support of our new environmental law, CLCPTA. The first public hearings for the proposed Danskammer Power Plant are scheduled for March...
Overview of FERC changes

Overview of FERC changes

I found this to be a helpful, pretty short overview of the background of what’s going on at FERC. How a Change in FERC Leadership Will Affect the American Energy Industry The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC” or “the Commission”) will play a crucial role in President Joe Biden’s ambitious plans to tackle climate change and reduce...
Save the Date: A Historic Day for the Hudson

Save the Date: A Historic Day for the Hudson

https://zoom.us/webinar/register/5016147150949/WN_CcbVTMADTWKKxdqOppd-Uw At the end of April, Indian Point’s last reactor will shut down, marking a new era for the Hudson River, the Hudson Valley and the New York City Metropolitan Area. Closing the plant was one of Riverkeeper’s longest and most hard fought battles — spanning decades. This, however, does not mark the end of our Indian...