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Monthly archive June, 2023

Can you Help “Save the Hudson” on Friday at 9am?

Albany comes to Ossining my friends. In short: Our Assemblywoman (and former Town Supervisor) Dana Levenberg sponsored a bill (which is sponsored by our Senator Harckham in the Senate) that would end the plan of Indian Point’s decommissioning owner, Holtec, from dumping almost 2 million gallons of radiated wastewater into the Hudson River as early as August. While the state legislative...

Important Decommissioning Over Board meeting! Thurs. 4:45, Buchanan. Come to Stop Holtec!

Stop Holtec! “Buchanan, NY: Pack the Room – Thurs. 4:45. Decommissioning Oversight Board meeting. https://www.mobilize.us/fww/event/567628/?re⁶⁶ferring_vol=4615800&rname=Marilyn&share_context=signup-form-modal&share_medium=mailto&timeslot=3941709 CHANGE OF VENUE – this meeting is in Buchanan, not Cortlandt. Come early to pack the house! DATE: Thursday, June 15, 2023  TIME: 6:00 p.m.  LOCATION: Buchanan Village Hall 236 Tate Avenue Buchanan, NY 10511  David Lochbaum will present his latest paper on tritiated water. ...

NY Senate Unanimously Passes Bill to Block Radioactive Nuclear Waste Dumping in Hudson River

Albany, NY — On Friday, the New York State Senate unanimously passed S6893-Harckham, which prohibits the dumping of radioactive waste from decommissioning nuclear plants into the Hudson River. After the Assembly failed to pass A7208-Levenberg this afternoon, activists are calling for a special session to pass the legislation, as Holtec International plans to dump one million...

Bill that prohibits the dumping of radioactive water in Hudson passes Senate

ALBANY- A bill that would prevent the dumping of radioactive water in the Hudson River unanimously passed the Senate, however, failed to come for a vote in the Assembly. The bill, sponsored by State Senator Peter Harckham (D, Peekskill) prohibits the discharge of radioactive water into the Hudson River.  The bill is in response to...

CORRECTION! BILL DID NOT PASS. Another try on June 22.

Apologies for the misinformation. The bill did not pass. It was so close it seemed like a done deal.  At the very last minute a lot of different unfortunate factors came together and  three Republican members said they wanted to have a debate on the bill.  That was enough to knock it off track.  Albany...