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Tell Biden’s Maritime Admin – Stop Approving Fossil Fuel Export Terminals. Sign on Deadline: Oct 27th.

Sign on with your organization. From: Suzannah Glidden suzannahglidden@optonline.net Date: Thu, Oct 20, 2022, 2:01 PM SIGN ON: Tell Biden’s Maritime Admin – Stop Approving Fossil Fuel Export Terminals Please note the reference to Buttigieg’s compliance with promoting gas making it very unlikely he’ll issue a Corrective Action Order to shut and purge the Algonquin pipelines at...
Nuclear power not reliable, safe or cost effective

Nuclear power not reliable, safe or cost effective

Save this excellent, well researched article for your next response to anyone praising the French system or pushing for more nuclear construction.  In the meantime, share it widely, especially with elected officials. “Nuclear energy is not sustainable, safe, or cost-effective. Only by investing in full-fledged clean energy can France and other countries meet climate goals...

Clean up at Indian Point. New method, new company.

https://m.ajudaily.com/view/20221013114246500 “Radioactive waste generated in the process of dismantling nuclear power plants requires a high cost of disposal. Hyundai E&C removed cesium by separating soil contaminated with radioactive substances by particle  size and washing them with a potassium chloride solution.An ion exchange reaction between potassium and cesium was used to separate cesium strongly bonded to...

Plutonium and high-level nuclear waste. “Reprocessing.”

Another Gordon Edwards soon to be classic. It does not matter that he has Canadian references.  Plutonium is plutonium no matter which reactor produces it. The explanation of how cells are damaged by radiation is especially well done. (2) This is a must read.  Clear, focused with immediately usable information and references for follow up. ...
"Rise Up" for Democracy

“Rise Up” for Democracy

Short and Sweet and Crtically Important.   RISE UP.  After you watch and get inspired post and amplify in any way you can.   Our energy policy, our nuclear policy, our environmental policy and more are all riding on the November election.  Hopefully by now everyone is connected to a group making phone calls, sending postcards or...

Fuel Pool Water at Palisades

Seems like a good model for us to follow. https://www.wickedlocal.com/story/old-colony-memorial/2022/10/05/holtec-pilgrim-wastewater-massachusetts-dph-markey-oversight-cape-cod-bay/8126431001/ DPH oversight and independent review “A major concern is confidence in the legitimacy of testing process,” state Sen. Susan Moran, D-Falmouth, told meeting attendees.   Towards that end, Moran said she and others involved in the process were successful in ensuring the state’s Department of Public Health (DPH) will be...
Holtec Says It Will Delay Decision on Water Release

Holtec Says It Will Delay Decision on Water Release

The company plans to use the water on-site until the first quarter of 2023 BY CHRISTINE LEGERE SEP 28, 2022 PLYMOUTH — Holtec Decommissioning International, the company that now owns the former Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station, has announced it will extend its timeline for the potential release of 1.1 million gallons of radioactive water into Cape Cod...

As more solar panels enter the US waste stream, producer responsibility standards emerge

There has been a lot of misinformation and exaggeration about the forthcoming “mountain” of waste from aging solar panels. Here is a straight forward and economical way to deal with this aspect of solid stream waste disposal, none of which is deadly for 240 million years. Washington state is ahead of the curve in developing...
Victory! We stopped Manchin’s dirty deal, and what comes next.

Victory! We stopped Manchin’s dirty deal, and what comes next.

Excellent analysis of next steps. … “It’s also not the end of the road for Manchin’s dirty deal or the worst ideas of US fossil fueled fascists. In the same breath that Manchin admitted defeat, he promised to bring the dirty deal back for another voter during the “lame duck” Congressional session in December. That...
The “2 X 4 Rule” of Fighting Climate Disruption

The “2 X 4 Rule” of Fighting Climate Disruption

BREAKING: Manchin releases his dirty deal. 75 House members pledge no support!

BREAKING: Manchin releases his dirty deal. 75 House members pledge no support!

Your phone calls at work!  This is the first positive news we have had about stopping Manchin’s Dirty Deal!   75 Democrats in the house have  have pledged to stop Manchin’s  Deal. Now we need a few more votes in the Senate.  Send your Senators a letter NOW!  It is easy and quick.  I just sent...

REMINDER: Decommissioning Oversight Board. Thurs. Sept. 22, 6 pm. Virtual and in person.

You must register if you plan on attending virtually.  Click the Learn more button at the end of this article for directions or go directly to  https://www3.dps.ny.gov/W/PSCWeb.nsf/All/D80D7EC995996E4B85258807006D6E76? Register now if you plan to attend virtually.  The address for the in person meeting is 1 Heady Street, Cortlandt Town Hall. The first article in this Town...