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Dozens of US nuclear power plants at risk due to climate change: Moody’s

Washington — Dozens of US nuclear power plants, comprising nearly half the country’s operational nuclear generating capacity, “will face growing credit risks” in the next 10 to 20 years due to flooding, hurricanes, heat stress and other predicted impacts of climate change, Moody’s Investors Service said in a report Aug. 18. “The consequences of climate change...

What’s Up With Indian Point?

We can all breathe a sigh of relief next spring when the last working reactor at Indian Point powers down.  20 million people in the 50-mile radius of the 40-year-old nuclear generator can sleep more soundly and future generations will thank us for no longer producing high level radioactive waste that will bedevil the country...

VERY IMPORTANT! New York State Climate Law Tracker | Sabin Center for Climate Change Law

This is an index to laws passed in May. It details which agency is responsible, details what they are to do and lists due dates. All on a spread sheet for easy tracking. An amazing piece of work that makes it possible to understand the scope of what is now happening in New York. While...

Our friend and ally Stony Point Conference Center is reopening for individuals and small groups. The Convergence has met there for the last four years and all of us know what an exceptional place it is. It is a tough time for all of us and Stony Point is no exception. Stony Point can now...

Letter about Creating a Decommissioning Oversight Board for NY Nuclear Plants

Here’s what was sent to every member of the NY State Senate and Assembly. Identical to each group except for the greeting.

The Campaign To Stop Shoreham:A Conversation With Joel Kupferman and Lenny Librizzi

This is a precious bit of history from the anti nuclear movement and the Stop Shoreham Campaign. It is chronicled by two long time activists and friends who wrote the book. Don’t miss Margo’s original song at the end. It is a perfect fit. The skillful addition of graphics from the time by editor Charlie...
July News from Stony Point Center

July News from Stony Point Center

Good news from our Convergence host, partner and ally – Stony Point Conference Center is opening up! It is a down sized operation from the record breaking year that was predicted in January and many different options are being explored. Their commitment to the progressive movement is one thing that has not changed. As we...

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Urge NYS Leaders to Create Nuclear Decommissioning Oversight Boards

Urge NYS Leaders to Create Nuclear Decommissioning Oversight Boards

Please sign-on by the close of business Tuesday, July 14th. July XX, 2020 The Honorable Andrew M. Cuomo, GovernorState of New YorkExecutive ChamberNew York State CapitolAlbany, NY 12224 The Honorable Andrea Stewart-Cousins, Temporary President and Majority LeaderNew York State SenateLegislative Office Building, Room 907Albany, NY 12247 The Honorable Carl Heastie, SpeakerNew York State AssemblyLegislative Office...

Action Alert; Women In Black – Indian Point plus Fossil Free Fuels Act

Two of Clearwater’s long time goals Many thanks to those who have already made a call about the Decommissioning Oversight Board for Indian Point. If you have not yet done so, here is another opportunity. We are so close to passage and need a strong finish to get this bill passed! Do you have 5...
Big DAPL Victory!!!

Big DAPL Victory!!!

This information is fromMadonna Thunder HawkCheyenne River Organizer The Lakota People’s Law Project. There is a paragraph on the Atlantic Coast pipeline at the bottom. Marilyn Elie, indian Point Safe Energy Coalition Dear B. R., I have great news: this morning, District Court Judge James Boasberg ordered the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) to be shut down...
New York Must Better Plan Decommissioning of Nuclear Power Plants; A Bill Awaiting Passage in Albany Does Just That

New York Must Better Plan Decommissioning of Nuclear Power Plants; A Bill Awaiting Passage in Albany Does Just That

Indian Point nuclear power plant (photo: governor’s office) The 2020 session of the New York State Legislature has been another one for the record books, passing landmark legislation to address climate change, pandemic relief, and police reform. It’s a remarkable set of achievements, but the work of this legislative session isn’t complete yet, because there’s another...