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

Editorials

“When 10,000 square miles of contamination is an acceptable risk: The NRC’s faulty concept” by Victor Gilinsky

“In making safety decisions, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission uses accident probability calculations that are much more optimistic than anything that nuclear manufacturers like General Electric and Westinghouse actually believe. The result is weak public protection. A good example is the NRC commissioners’ rejection in 2014 of a proposal to limit the possible severe consequences of … Continue reading

“POWERING DOWN: AN END TO THE LONG BATTLE AGAINST INDIAN POINT” by Richard Brodsky
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“POWERING DOWN: AN END TO THE LONG BATTLE AGAINST INDIAN POINT” by Richard Brodsky

“Indian Point nuclear plant is closing. It’s an ancient, decrepit, dangerous, uneconomical white elephant 35 miles from Manhattan on the banks of the Hudson River. It is too dangerous and too close to New York City to continue operation. But for 55 years, the plant defied common sense and survived as the poster child for … Continue reading

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“Indian Point and Inmates” by Soffiyah Elijah

“To the Editor: Re “New York Reveals Deal to Close a Nuclear Plant” (news article, Jan. 10): A year ago, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York ordered an investigation in response to concerns from local residents sparked by the revelation that tritium radioactive contamination had increased 65,000 percent since the last time radiation emission … Continue reading

“Mr. Cuomo Has 149 Things to Tell You” New York Times Editorial
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“Mr. Cuomo Has 149 Things to Tell You” New York Times Editorial

“Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s State of the State address was a little different this year. Instead of giving a single speech to legislators and lobbyists in Albany, he spent more than a week going up and down and across the state, from Buffalo to Westchester to Long Island, giving eight speeches outlining 35 policy proposals, winnowed … Continue reading

Editorials / History

“With much love and wishes for a Clean Energy Future!” by Connie Hogarth

“A little reminiscing and history: This struggle started early in the “70’s, with the mother of the movement to shut down Ind Pt, the late Irene Dickinson of Ossining , myself and Lorna Saltzman, lifetime environmentalist , I think now with Friends of the Earth….and young John Cronin! And a little later, Richard Brodsky,in the … Continue reading