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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...

Blessed warnings!

Hi Friends,In addition to the horrendous racism inherent in the CIS proposal, how can anyone seriously consider shipping the damaged SNF canisters from San Onofre and SNF canisters from other national reactor sites for long distances after looking at the following three items? (Apologies if you’ve already seen these.) 1) Check out this recent video...
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.

NRC and Holtec provide Indian Point preview from California

Thank you Donna and Paul for a glimpse of what lies ahead in decommissioning Indian Point if Holtec gets the job.   You and Paul have provided an accurate picture of inferior Holtec canisters, their indifference to safety, lack of transparency and their laser focus on quick and dirty work in order to maximize profit at...
Citizens Oversight Board

Citizens Oversight Board

BUCHANAN – The closure of the Indian Point plant is scheduled to begin next year,  and members of the community say they are already thinking of the safest ways that officials should proceed. They tell News 12 that they’d like to see the state implement a citizens oversight board to act as a watchdog for...

Public Request for Delay of Holtec International CISF Draft EIS Proceeding

To the Commissioners of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and NRC Staff: Please review the attached letter and respond at your earliest convenience. Thank you. Terry J. Lodge, Esq.(419) 205-7084
Decommissioning presentation

Decommissioning presentation

Closing Indian Point: Holtec Meeting, Longer Comment Period

The public comment period on the sale of Indian Point has been extended and the buyer has agreed to meet in Westchester.​ Holtec International estimate the decommissioning of Indian Point will cost $2.3 billion. (Entergy) CORTLANDT, NY — Requests for more opportunity to learn about and comment on Entergy’s plan to sell the Indian Point...
Latimer Asks For NRC Hearing On Indian Point Nuclear Plant Sale | Peekskill, NY Patch

Latimer Asks For NRC Hearing On Indian Point Nuclear Plant Sale | Peekskill, NY Patch

The Westchester County Executive also asked for a longer public-comment period. Only 2 comments have been received online by the NRC. The owner of Indian Point wants to sell the nuclear power plants to a decommissioning firm. (Entergy) CORTLANDT, NY — As federal officials consider approving the sale of Indian Point to a company that...

Assemblywoman on Indian Point

Dear Constituent, I wanted to bring your attention to a few things that may be of interest to you. Write to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) about Indian Point One of the most pressing issues for our community is the upcoming decommissioning of Indian Point Energy Center. As some of you may know, I have...
Ensuring Safe Nuclear Decommissioning w/ Manna Jo Greene

Ensuring Safe Nuclear Decommissioning w/ Manna Jo Greene

On Thursday February 20th at 7:00 pm The Beacon Sloop Club’s 2020 Winter Lecture Series Presents: Ensuring Safe Nuclear Decommissioning w/ Manna Jo Greene. A member of the Indian Point Nuclear Decommissioning Citizen Advisory Panel (NDCAP), Manna Jo will discuss environmental and safety issues facing local communities. As the nuclear plants age, the development of...

Riverkeeper’s guide to what is wrong with the PSDAR

Riverkeeper’s guide to what is wrong with the PSDAR: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ngxQL-Q9e9_cJmshcm9cJLN2-7VFj6xTNKUWfTpQKG0/edit?usp=sharing