During the Green Mountain Film Festival in Montpelier, Vermont, in March of 2016, Ivy Meeropol’s “Indian Point” film was shown.
It was followed by a TALKBACK with a panel that included one of the main real-life people living there at Indian Point and who also was a main character in the film: Marilyn Elie.
The panel consisted of: Amy Shollenberger of Action Circle as Moderator; Christopher Recchia, Commissioner, Public Service Department, Vermont; Marilyn Elie, Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition (IPSEC)
They discussed the following topics and participated in some audience questions and answers as outlined below.
Intros…(0:41 – 2:19)
1-The Epic Battle Between State and Local Rights; between Federal rules, rights, supremacy and industry’s rules, rights and supremacy versus local people who live there and their rights, input and power…….(2:20 – 11:00)
2-Explaining Baseload and Intermittant load, distributive generation…….(11:02 – 12:48)
3-Spent Fuel………(13:05 – 21:08)
5-Audience Q: What experience is needed in society to help make change happen…..(25:44 – 34:25)
6-Current government proposal for spent fuel pads…(34:26 – 40:40)
7- Type of casts used for spent fuel….(40:41 – 44:34)
8-Closing Comments…(44:35 – 50:55)
9-End Credits……(50:56 – 52:25)