“No gas-fired power plant at Indian Point” by Paul Gallay
Closure Agreement / Editorials

“No gas-fired power plant at Indian Point” by Paul Gallay

“Despite suggestions to the contrary, a new natural gas-fired power plant in the shadow of the Indian Point nuclear power plant is neither viable nor necessary. It’s an idea that must be rejected. Riverkeeper had long advocated for the closure of the Indian Point nuclear power plant. As part of these efforts, Riverkeeper has done … Continue reading

Closure Agreement / Cuomo Nuclear Tax / Decommissioning / Editorials

Letters: Indian Point Energy from The Highlands Current

“Entergy’s willingness to close Indian Point is based primarily on internal business decisions rather than, as the company would like us to believe, an oppressive regulatory environment. According to Entergy’s most recent filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, a decreasing number of companies supply the key parts required to repair and maintain the … Continue reading

Proponents of Indian Point Use Same Old Tired Arguments
Closure Agreement / Cuomo Nuclear Tax / Decommissioning / Editorials

Proponents of Indian Point Use Same Old Tired Arguments

“Wake up and smell the coffee guys. Take a look at what is happening in the electricity markets. Entergy is out of here because demand is shrinking and they can’t make money when there is an energy surplus. Which is what we have right now. Generation to replace Indian Point is already in place. Ask … Continue reading

“Roadmap for Replacing NY’s Indian Point with Clean Energy” by Jackson Morris
Closure Agreement / Decommissioning / Editorials / Resources / Scientific Concepts

“Roadmap for Replacing NY’s Indian Point with Clean Energy” by Jackson Morris

“What happens to the electric grid, your wallet, and carbon emissions when you retire a troubled nuclear power plant just north of New York City? That’s the central question explored by Synapse Energy Economics, a leading utility industry firm, in a report released today by NRDC and Riverkeeper that finds clean energy—including energy efficiency, renewable … Continue reading

Closure Agreement / Decommissioning / Editorials

“Replacing the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant with Energy Efficiency” by Steven Cohen

“Many people who are concerned about fossil fuels and climate change argue for nuclear power as a viable solution to carbon pollution. I am not one of those people. I am not negative on the technology, but rather on the political, environmental, and management issues it raises. Nuclear power creates significant issues of waste, safety, … Continue reading

Closure Agreement / Decommissioning / Editorials / Resources

“The Indian Point Closure Agreement: A Review with Legalistic Focus” by Michel Lee, Esq.

The Indian Point Closure Agreement: A Review with Legalistic Focus* Background Most plants in the US nuclear fleet are operating near, or just beyond their original 40 year planned term of operation. Indian Point Unit 2 began operation in 1973 and Unit 3 began operation in 1975.  Entergy filed for a 20 year license renewal … Continue reading

Update from the campaign against Cuomo’s $7.6 billion nuclear bailout from Mark Dunlea
Closure Agreement / Editorials

Update from the campaign against Cuomo’s $7.6 billion nuclear bailout from Mark Dunlea

I write to update you on the Stop The Cuomo Tax campaign to block Governor Cuomo’s proposed $7.6 billion ratepayer-funded bailout of old, failing upstate nuclear power plants and to let you know some easy ways to help. More than 130 organizations and 36,000 New Yorkers are part of this growing movement, and there is … Continue reading