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New York Voters Can Send Some Promising New Faces to Congress

New York Voters Can Send Some Promising New Faces to Congress

The Times looks at congressional candidates from NYC to Northern Northern Westchester and Rockland.  All the names are called and reasons for the endorsement are laid out.   Mondaire Jones was endorsed for CD 17 in what the Times acknowledged was a strong field of candidates.  Carolyn Maloney, AOC, and Jerry Nadler were endorsed, Elliot Engel...
Harckham and Galef Win Support for Indian Pt. Jobs, Local Revenue

Harckham and Galef Win Support for Indian Pt. Jobs, Local Revenue

Legislation offers necessary protections during decommissioning of nuclear energy facility Sen. Harckham, Assemblywoman Galef, other elected officials and union leaders at Jan. 2020 Indian Point news conference New York State Senator Pete Harckham and Assemblywoman Sandy Galef won strong support today for workforce protections and local municipalities and taxpayers while the Indian Point Energy Center...
Mondaire Jones on Indian Point

Mondaire Jones on Indian Point

Greetings to all of you, I hope that you are doing well and staying healthy in these troubled times. It is hard to decide what requires the most attention immediately. Please do take four minutes to view this video on Indian Point, whether or not you are in the 17 Congressional District. Use the information...
Curtain lowers on nuke plant a stone's throw from Manhattan

Curtain lowers on nuke plant a stone’s throw from Manhattan

FILE – This Feb. 28, 2017, file photo shows Indian Point Energy Center in Buchanan, N.Y. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File) ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — With the push of a red button, one of the two operating reactors at an aging nuclear plant serving millions of people in the New York City area will shut down...
Harckham’s Letter to NRC Calls for Public Disclosure of Indian Point Safety Analysis

Harckham’s Letter to NRC Calls for Public Disclosure of Indian Point Safety Analysis

For Immediate Release May 24, 2020 Harckham’s Letter to NRC Calls for Public Disclosure of Indian Point Safety Analysis High-pressure gas pipeline underneath nuclear facility, if found unsafe, should be shutdown South Salem, NY – In a letter sent today to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), New York State Senator Pete Harckham called for the public...
Earth Matters: Indian Point’s Final Days

Earth Matters: Indian Point’s Final Days

This is a detailed historical story about Indian Point from the  opening of Unit 1 to the closing of Unit 2 last month. It highlights the work of environmental organization and grassroots activists.  Indian Point has been the crown jewel of the nuclear industrialist complex and closing it is a big step to a sustainable...
Indian Point's shutdown will help Lower Hudson Valley population grow healthier

Indian Point’s shutdown will help Lower Hudson Valley population grow healthier

This article from our friend and  ally Joe Mangano of Radiation and Public Health appeared in the Journal News.  Another thing to be thankful for. Please share with others. Marilyn An in-depth look at the end of the nuclear power industry as we know it, and what lies ahead for the communities where plants are...

Indian Point Update

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...