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LOCAL 1-2 UPDATE – INDIAN POINT TALKS GOING TO WIRE, PRACTICE STRIKE PICKET SET FOR JAN. 16 AT INDIAN POINT, ENTERGY SLOW TO OFFER TERMS

Marilyn Elie, a long time union supporter and a member of the Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition expressed sympathy for workers at Indian Point.  “It is their careful work that stands between us and a nuclear accident” she said. She added that the Independent System Operator, regulators of our grid, recently released a report showing … Continue reading

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Short Responses to Common Misconceptions

Electricity Replacement and Greenhouse Gases Misconception If Indian closes we would have no other sources for electricity except for gas, coal and diesel fired plants. That would mean a lot more greenhouse gases and pollution that would disproportionately affect minority communities that are already dealing with high rates of asthma.   Short response Nobody wants … Continue reading

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Replacing Indian Point, Unit 2 and 3

The New York Public Service Commission has evaluated potential reliability issues when Indian Point closes. They have created a plan to ensure that supply and reliability issues are addressed through the Indian Point Replacement Contingency Plan which was put in place in 2012.  Much of the plan has already being implemented by Con Ed and the New York Power Authority. A … Continue reading

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Analysis of Replacement Electricity for Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant

NYC and Westchester form one service area, and uses a peak max of approximately 13,000 MW of electricity daily, depending on the time of year. Before deregulation, Con Ed owned IP#2 and NYPA (New York Power Authority) owned IP3.  Following deregulation, both units were sold to Entergy during 2000-2001.  Con Ed no longer produces electricity, … Continue reading