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100+ Groups Oppose Latest Nuclear Bailout Scheme

Letter in advance of committee markup calls for Senators to reject American Nuclear Infrastructure Act. WASHINGTON – Over 100 groups sent a letter today to Senators opposing the American Nuclear Infrastructure Act, a pro-nuclear bill scheduled for markup today in the Environment and Public Works Committee. The bill would increase uranium mining by mandating the creation of a...

Ohio Attorney General takes legal action to stop nuclear bailout

Attorney general sues to block nuclear bailout cash, JIM PROVANCE Toledo Blade, 13 Nov 20,    COLUMBUS — Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost on Friday filed suit to block the owner of two nuclear plants on Lake Erie  from collecting $150 million a year in surcharges from customers that were set in motion by a law at the...
"Groups make last-ditch effort to stop state nuke plant bailout" by Karen DeWitt

“Groups make last-ditch effort to stop state nuke plant bailout” by Karen DeWitt

“Midnight Friday is not just the deadline for the state budget to be finished. It’s also the date for an $8 billion bailout of some upstate nuclear power plants to begin, and more than 80 local government leaders are making a last-ditch effort to stop a plan that they say will cost electric utility ratepayers...

“Legislative Fix Can End Cuomo’s Nuclear Bailout” by David Williams

“For public officials across the country, micromanaging energy supplies and prices is a favorite pastime. New York State is certainly no exception, as shown by the recent kerfuffle over the bailout of three nuclear power plants in upstate New York. A group of lawmakers led by Governor Andrew Cuomo are intent on keeping these upstate...
"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...

“Lawmakers tread murky details of nuclear bailout debate”

“ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – New York lawmakers are searching for guidance as they wade through hazy details of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s multibillion-dollar decision to rescue three waning upstate nuclear power plants. Senators and assembly members at a public hearing Monday denounced the absence of representatives from the Public Service Commission -which approved the landmark bailout in August...
Update from the campaign against Cuomo's $7.6 billion nuclear bailout from Mark Dunlea

Update from the campaign against Cuomo’s $7.6 billion nuclear bailout from Mark Dunlea

I write to update you on the Stop The Cuomo Tax campaign to block Governor Cuomo’s proposed $7.6 billion ratepayer-funded bailout of old, failing upstate nuclear power plants and to let you know some easy ways to help. More than 130 organizations and 36,000 New Yorkers are part of this growing movement, and there is...

“Study: Yonkers, big cities will pay millions for nuke bailout” by Thomas C. Zambito

“The city of Yonkers will pay an extra $3 million to keep its lights on over the next 12 years, according to a study of utility costs linked to a controversial Cuomo administration plan to bail out three upstate nuclear power plants. In fact, all of New York’s big cities will kick in significantly more money...

“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....
The Fight to Stop Cuomo's $7.6 Billion Nuclear Bailout Continues!

The Fight to Stop Cuomo’s $7.6 Billion Nuclear Bailout Continues!

Over the past several months, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been hatching a secret deal to force New Yorkers to spend $7.6 billion in order to bail out Exelon, a wealthy Chicago corporation. Gov. Cuomo has refused to publicly disclose the full details of his plan, but we know that our hard-earned money would be used...

Press Conference Oct 27 – Come Stand With Us to Say No to Cuomo’s Nuke Bailout

With the help of the IPSEC community and more than a hundred other organizations, the campaign to block Governor Cuomo’s $7.6 bailout of old, unsafe, inefficient nuclear power plants has quickly grown into a statewide movement. Together, we’ve generated thousands and thousands of phone calls and emails, made our voices heard at the governor’s public...
From our friends at Food & Water Watch: No Nuclear Bailout!

From our friends at Food & Water Watch: No Nuclear Bailout!

“Governor Cuomo wants to increase our electric bills to bail out old, unprofitable nuclear power plants It will cost hard working New Yorkers nearly $8 billion dollars. Your money will go to plant owner Exelon, a Chicago-based Fortune 100 company with annual revenues over $34 billion. The Governor says it’s about preserving jobs and fighting...