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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...

Senator Joe Manchin News Conference on Permitting Reform aka the Dirty Deal

https://www.c-span.org/video/?523062-1/senator-manchin-release-permitting-reform-proposal-tomorrow This is the entire 18 minute video from C-Span.  It is a remarkable piece of flimflam.  Manchin has come to the conclusion that opposition to his Dirty Deal is  personal revenge against him.  I found it hard to watch the entire 18 minutes because of the amount of lies, misinformation, and stupidity presented in...

Stop a billion-dollar bailout for the zombie Palisades nuclear plant–Group and individual sign-ons welcome by Thurs., Sept. 22, 7pm ET

Hello to NRWC Members, Our colleague Kevin Kamps at Beyond Nuclear is asking for our help.  This is a sign on for groups as well as individuals.  Details below. Marilyn Elie Date: Mon, Sep 19, 2022, 11:08 AMSubject: Help us stop a billion-dollar bailout for the zombie Palisades nuclear plant–Group and individual sign-ons welcome by...

NYT: Nuclear Power Still Doesn’t Make Much Sense

HALLELUJAH! Our reasonable, SANE, sensible arguments have finally made it into the NYT!!!  Always with a few caveats, but still… The author is not one who usually writes about nuclear power.  He is a staff reporter at the Times. He wanted to find out more on this topic and so went to an industry conference.  ...
A Joint Letter on Indian Point Decommissioning

A Joint Letter on Indian Point Decommissioning

A Joint Letter to the Community from School Superintendent Joseph Hochreiter, Cortlandt Town Supervisor Richard Becker, M.D., and Buchanan Mayor Theresa KnickerbockerWith local schools back in session, and with Indian Point’s decommissioning well underway, we write to provide the community with a status report. We know many have questions about the process, as well as...

Story of Indian Point

Thesis  by Eric Krebs.   You can find the paper at this link.  https://drive.google.com/file/d/1EQs1CuxWq1xopQu8y0b4Qqzi2D93SBXt/view?usp=sharing Eric is a great story teller and this is something I have been thinking about writing for a long time.  Now I don’t have too. Eric and I had a lengthy interview and it was surprising to see so much of it in...