Decommissioning

Indian Point Has Already Been Replaced: Local Officials Duped by Entergy’s 25% Claim

Local officials in Ulster, Dutchess, Orange and Westchester counties, and NYC have come out with the same claim in response to the proposed closing of Indian Point — each official claims that Indian Point produces 25% of the electricity for their area. They are all very concerned about replacement power. They’ve been duped but they … Continue reading

Checking it twice: Grid operator says electric system reliable without Indian Point
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Checking it twice: Grid operator says electric system reliable without Indian Point

This week, the New York Independent System Operator — the nonprofit corporation responsible for operating the state’s electricity grid — confirmed that when the old and increasingly dangerous Indian Point nuclear plant is retired in 2021, the grid will remain reliable, with plenty of available power. Riverkeeper already knew that air-conditioners would keep humming in the summer … Continue reading

Nita Lowey Is Introducing 3 Bills Related to IP Closure
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Nita Lowey Is Introducing 3 Bills Related to IP Closure

Congressperson Nita Lowey has three bills to help the area when Indian Point closes. While we might not agree with all three, we certainly appreciate her attention to a very important issue in her district. The Examiner News has this article about her recent visit. “The Redistribution of Fines to Our Communities Act would redistribute … Continue reading

April 29: Nuclear-Free, Carbon-Free Contingent at the People’s Climate March
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April 29: Nuclear-Free, Carbon-Free Contingent at the People’s Climate March

We are marching for a 100% renewable, nuclear-free, carbon-free world. The climate crisis is the defining issue of our time. It poses an existential threat to life on Earth in a manner civilization never before has faced. Immediate action is necessary to slash climate-changing emissions in all sectors of society. On April 29, the Nuclear-Free, … Continue reading

“Nuclear Ticking Time Bomb 28 Miles From NYC – America’s Lawyer”
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“Nuclear Ticking Time Bomb 28 Miles From NYC – America’s Lawyer”

“Via America’s Lawyer: Mike Papantonio speaks to senior attorney and president for the Waterkeeper Alliance, Robert F. Kennedy Jr., about the decision to shut down the troubled Indian Point nuclear power plant by 2021. Transcript of the above video: Mike Papantonio: For years, environmentalists have been fighting to shut down the Indian Point nuclear plant, … Continue reading