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

How a Major Utility Came to See Renewables and Efficiency as a Better Deal Than Nuclear
History / News

How a Major Utility Came to See Renewables and Efficiency as a Better Deal Than Nuclear

“Pacific Gas & Electric, California’s biggest utility, made a historic proposal to shut down California’s last nuclear power plant, called Diablo Canyon. PG&E is arguing that replacing Diablo’s output with a mix of energy efficiency and renewables will not only cost less than relicensing Diablo, but will also lead to a more reliable and flexible … Continue reading

The 25% Myth
History / Resources

The 25% Myth

Many people have raised questions about the claim Entergy frequently makes that they supply 25% of the electricity used in New York City and Westchester County.  I asked Roger Witherspoon, environmental journalist, who has written about this issue for clarification.  Here is his response. –Marilyn Elie, Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition Many are concerned that … Continue reading