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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

Indian Point forum highlights: What’s the future for 1,000 workers and nearby towns
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Indian Point forum highlights: What’s the future for 1,000 workers and nearby towns

The Indian Point nuclear power plant has been an economic engine in the lower Hudson Valley for the better part of four decades. With a $140 million payroll and a workforce of 1,000 – double that during maintenance shutdowns that take place every two years – the plant has been a reliable economic partner for towns … Continue reading

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

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