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This seven minute video is a summary of the issues and items that the Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition has been dealing with in our monthly Unity meetings at Stony Point. One correction: Jessica Azulay is with AGREE, not Food and Water Watch. The request for video is always to make it shorter. This was...
Garfield for 9-16-2019

Garfield for 9-16-2019

Indian Point Control Room at Shutdown

Indian Point Control Room at Shutdown

NRC Resident Inspector Justin Vazquez (left) is in the Indian Point 2 control room – safely — verifying the operators followed procedures while they stopped the nuclear chain reaction for the final time. Photo courtesy of Entergy.

Letter on nuclear power was based on false premises. Nappa Valley

This article contains many facts that are useful in the current war of words with the pro nuclear contingent.  Use any of them in your own letters to the editor or posts to social media or conversations with legislators. Matt Wilkinson”s “Black Swan” story might have been interesting if it weren’t comprised of a series...

Planet of the Humans. Review by Marilyn Elie

Dear Friends, Here is my review of Planet of the Humans which I did for another group.  I thought it might be of interest to others as well.  The film is being used by those in favor of nuclear power as “proof” that renewables can never work and what we need is more reactors.  It smears...
Evaluating the potential for renewables, storage, and energy efficiency to offset retiring nuclear power generation in New York

Evaluating the potential for renewables, storage, and energy efficiency to offset retiring nuclear power generation in New York

I don’t see any one celebrating the closure of Indian Point as the Mayor has suggested. It is a traumatic situation for the 2, 241 people of Buchanan. The town has reaped the benefits of hosting Indian Point for the last 46 years and enjoyed the low tax rates that has come with it. A...

Indian Point closure should lead to renewable energy, says Clearwater environmental director

BUCHANAN – Phase one of the complete shutdown of the Indian Point nuclear power plant took place on Thursday as Unit two was turned off. Unit three, the last remaining component, will be shut down one year from now. Manna Jo Greene, the environmental director of Hudson River Sloop Clearwater in Beacon, said “as a...
Indian Point's Unit 2 reactor shuts off after nearly 46 years generating power

Indian Point’s Unit 2 reactor shuts off after nearly 46 years generating power

Indian Point’s Unit 2 reactor shut down late Thursday after nearly 46 years generating electricity for Westchester County and New York City. At 11 p.m., a reactor operator in the control room pressed a red button shutting down the nuclear fission process in the reactor. “Over the last 45 years, thousands of dedicated professionals have...

URGENT: Support the Closure of Indian Point. Update from Tim Judson, NIRS.

Dear New York friends, Many of you know Tim Judson as one of the earliest activists to support the work to close Indian Point.  He is asking people all over the country to join our effort to move toward renewable energy and support the closure of Unit 2 last month and Unit 3 next year. ...
HISTORIC INDIAN POINT 2 CLOSING

HISTORIC INDIAN POINT 2 CLOSING

Today marks the beginning of the shutdown of dirty polluting nuclear energy.  Indian Point #2 has finally shut down. Indian Point has been the crown jewel of the nuclear industry. Closing it is lynch pin of ending nuclear energy in the United States. Located 24 miles from NYC, on two intersecting fault lines and next...
Indian Point’s Unit 2 reactor prepares to shut down for good, ending nuclear optimism era

Indian Point’s Unit 2 reactor prepares to shut down for good, ending nuclear optimism era

Aerial view of the Indian Point nuclear power plant in the late 1960s. [Photo courtesy of Entergy] Indian Point’s Unit 2 reactor ascended along the shores of the Hudson River in the late 1960s at a time of great optimism for the nuclear power movement in the U.S. Engineers had just perfected a method to...

Curtain Lowers on Nuke Plant a Stone’s Throw From Manhattan

Did you see the Channel 12  piece on the protestors trying to keep Indian Point open?  How odd to be on the other side of the picket line.   Pramilla Malick, James Hansen and a few others are so wrong and misguided – exactly what used to be said about us.  The world is indeed turned upside down...