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Monthly archive February, 2024

Letter to the Editor: Senator Joe Manchin on nuclear power

Dear Editor, Imagine a world with no stoplights, safety belts, speed limit enforcement, and no requirements for the auto industry.  The death toll would be astronomical.  That is the effect of what Senator Joe Manchin and some other Senators who are nuclear advocates want for the nuclear industry. We have been down this road before. ...

Peace Walk to Indian Point, March 10, 1:00 PM. Meet at Peekskill Train station. Save the date and tell your friends!

Jun San will once again be making her annual Peace Walk to Indian Point in commemoration of the Tohoku Earthquake and tsunami which triggered the nuclear tragedy at Fukushima on March 11, 2011. She  will meet people at the Peekskill Train station at 1:00 PM and then walk to Indian Point. Those who do not...
Misuse of money from Decommissioning Trust Fund

Misuse of money from Decommissioning Trust Fund

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Thursday cited Holtec International for dipping into ratepayer funds meant for the teardown of the Indian Point nuclear power plant for $63,000 to sponsor baseball and softball teams, a golf outing and a high school fashion show. The NRC said the payments “do not constitute legitimate decommissioning activities” and gave Holtec 30...

Clearwater announces award recipients

BEACON- Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, America’s Environmental Flagship organization, will honor Dr. Stuart Findlay, Manna Jo Greene, and Xiell Owens at its annual Spirit of the Hudson Gala on April 7, 2024, at the Garrison, in Garrison, NY.  The Gala will celebrate 55 years of inspiring lifelong stewards of the Hudson River and its tributaries...