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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

Holtec & SNC-Lavalin Legal Issues

For those who haven’t seen it yet, here’s a copy of some of the problems with Holtec & SNC-Lavalin and their proposed decommissioning at Indian Point. Please let me know if you have additions or corrections. Regards, N.Nancy Vann https://www.ipsecinfo.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Holtec-SNC-L-Profiles-TOC-1-23-20.docx https://www.ipsecinfo.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Holtec-SNC-L-Profiles-1-23-20.docx

Indian Point Nuclear Plant Closure May Face Legal Challenge

Is there a hint here that the reactor may not close on time if a decommissioning deal is not reached? Indian Point nuclear power plant in Buchanan, New York. NEW YORK – After years of incidents, ranging from fluid leaks to power failures, the Indian Point nuclear power plant in Buchanan, New York, is scheduled...

Holtec Rap Sheet

Here is the latest Holtec Rap Sheet for use at meetings with state officials. Please TEXT me if you notice any typos or other errors.  -Nancy Vann https://www.ipsecinfo.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Holtec-SNC-L-Profiles-1-15-20.docx

Clearwater comments on Holtec/IP decommissioning story is posted, will air today

Hi, all — WNYC, the flagship NPR station in New York, has posted its story on Holtec and Indian Point.  It’s even-handed, giving some space to the other side, which is to be expected, but within that I think it’s quite good.  There is more detail in the audio version than the shorter written version...

Holtec Projects $2.3 Billion Price Tag for Indian Point Decommissioning

Holtec International believes it can complete decommissioning of the three nuclear reactors at the Indian Point Energy Center in upstate New York in 12 to 15 years at a cost of $2.3 billion, according to a new filing with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Power company Entergy said in April it would sell the Buchanan,...

Revised letter as presented to NDCAP 1/15/2020

Folks here is the letter Corie and I worked up and presented tonight for distribution/ use….Please circulate to whoever we may have missed on the list… Thanks, Hank This country and American business are going through soul searching around two crashes of the Boeing 737 Max. A respected company, almost an American institution of excellence,...

Decommissioning Costs for Indian Point Units 1, 2 and 3

I do not see how these figures would allow Holtec to clean up the millions of gallons of contaminants under the plants. https://www.exchangemonitor.com/holtec-projects-2-3-billion-price-tag-indian-point-decommissoining/?printmode=1 Here’s a story on the leaks with the map http://bit.ly/2nYmWl8 And the map: http://rogerwitherspoon.com/docs/ipgroundwatercontaminationmap3.pdf Decommissioning Costs for Indian Point Units 1, 2 and 3 There are three main categories of cleanup for decommissioning at...