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Entergy, union reach agreement on Indian Point contract

BUCHANAN – A strike by nuclear power plant workers has been avoided as an agreement has been reached between union employees and the owners of the Indian Point Energy Center in Buchanan.Officials with owner operator Entergy announced today that they have reached a new four-year contract agreement with the Utility Workers Union of America Local 1-2. … Continue reading

Fuel Problem With Indian Point Emergency Generators
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Fuel Problem With Indian Point Emergency Generators

CORTLANDT, NY — The Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s recent inspection of Indian Point as part of a series of requirements imposed on the nation’s nuclear power plants after the Fukushima disaster in 2011 turned up one minor problem. Inspectors found that at temperatures below freezing, the diesel fuel being used could solidify and damage portable emergency … Continue reading

Harsh words from union head as Indian Point talks pushed to Friday
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Harsh words from union head as Indian Point talks pushed to Friday

Workers on strike continue to promote the mistaken belief that Indian Point provides 25% of the electricity used in the NYC/Westchester grid..In reality, the reactors are going out of business since they cannot compete with cheaper energy sources and we have a surplus of electricity. Since there is little profit to be made it is … Continue reading

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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