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40th. Anniversary of Three Mile Island’s Nuclear Power Disaster

April 2, 2019 // 0 Comments

  In this visual episode of WBAI FM radio’s Eco-Logic, hosts Ken Gale  and Donna Stein talk with 2 people about the 40th. anniversary of the Pennsylvania Three Mile Island (TMI) nuclear power disaster. Dr. Heidi Hutner, teacher, videographer, film producer, writer, environmentalist, at Stonybrook University, and Diane D’Arrigo, director of the Nuclear Waste Project at the Wash., D.C., based Nuclear Information and Referral Service (NIRS), discuss the past, present and future of nuclear energy usage.  They all are accompanied by Joel Landy, musician and song writer, who precedes and [...]

Residents call for watchdog board to monitor Indian Point closure

February 27, 2019 // 0 Comments

CLICK  OR COPY AND PASTE THE BELOW LINK TO REACH VIDEO FROM CHANNEL 12 Westchester County, NYS http://westchester.news12.com/story/40016661/residents-call-for-watchdog-board-to-monitor-indian-point-closure BUCHANAN – The closure of the Indian Point plant is scheduled to begin next year,  and members of the community say they are already thinking of the safest ways that officials should proceed. They tell News 12 that they’d like to see the state implement a citizens oversight board to act as a watchdog for those who live in close proximity. Their idea is to have a board of 15 [...]

Donate to Stop the Bailout

September 15, 2018 // 0 Comments

    This video explains why New Yorkers should come together to fight the bailout for nuclear reactors that is happening in NYS right now and has been going on for the last year or so on a path to the tune of $7.6 billion dollars over 12 years. NYS energy ratepayers, that’s nearly every household throughout NYS, is subsidizing these nuclear energy corporations on their monthly bill and will continue to do so for 11 more years unless they are stopped.  This video represents one of the environmental groups that has launched a legal action to stop it and this is their outreach to [...]

Nancy Vann: Indian Point Safety

July 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

  For More Information: Nancy Vann for Westchester Legislator – District 1                                     Website: www.nancyvann.com/ Facebook: www.facebook.com/NSVann/ Twitter: @NSVann [...]

Fossil Fuels and Nuclear Power: An Introduction-Part 2

July 8, 2017 // 0 Comments

    This video is an introduction to the problems/challenges of both fossil fuels and nuclear power.   Part-2, herein, is with Dr. Gordon Edwards speaking about nuclear power.  Part-1, a separate video, which can be seen at the link below, has Dr. Courtney Williams speaking about Fossil Fuels and their growing infrastructures. Both experts include the human history of living with feeling the risks and effects associated with these fuels in the short term and through the thousands of years of monitoring and decommissioning some of them require. Dr. Edwards talks of radiation, [...]

Nuclear Convergence: Next Step

April 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

  Convergence 8: Some of the points summed up: The Stony Point Convergence participants talked about the NEXT STEP in the decommissioning of Indian Point:  what can the land be used for and when can it be used.  Furthermore, can we trust the government or Entergy Corp., to diligently do the oversight that will be required in this process, if not, who can? A review of Dr. Gordon Edwards’ visit during the recent 6th. memorial of the Fukushima disaster on the weekend of March 10, 11, and 12th, centered on his discussion of “Rolling Stewartship” at a few of his NYS stops, including [...]

Nuclear Convergence: The Reality of Closing Indian Point

April 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

  This month’s main topic concerns the reality or problems that must be thought of during the closing of the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant over the next 60 to 240,000 years.  Yes, that’s right, 240,000 years of harmful radioactive decay and emissions. Marilyn Elie of the Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition (IPSEC), Susan Leifer of The Sierra Club and Jeanne Shaw, also of IPSEC, walk us through some of the things to prepare and watch out for during this trying, long and very costly process of plant closure. Besides the above concerns, there’s the workers, the [...]

Nuclear Convergence : Hudson River Sacrifice Zone

April 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

  Jeanne and Gary Shaw outline this month’s Stony Point Convergence meeting with a theme of how the Hudson River is now a “sacrificial Zone” due to the confluence of a number of energy projects all being used to get fossil fuels to market in an age when sustainable energies are needed. The risks of pipelines, compressors, fuel trains, fuel barges, and their proximity to Nuclear Power Plants, along with earthquake faults and larger size pipeline diameters, just aren’t worth the risks of a nuclear accident of any kind. Other topics include:  the upcoming 6th [...]

Nuclear Convergence Cuomo says, Shut It Down!!

April 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

    This Convergence Summary with Jeanne Shaw and Gary Shaw focuses on their meeting’s  discussion of: -The recent deal by Gov Cuomo and others, to shut down the Indian Point nuclear reactors in the next 4 years including the movement of used spent nuclear fuel and its storage -An update on Gov. Cuomo’s nuclear subsidy “tax” and the “article 78” legal action against the tax -The upcoming 6th anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster.  The Convergence will be holding a full day of activities on  Saturday, March 11, in the Indian Point area [...]

Nuclear Convergence-Indian Point-November, 6, 2016

December 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

  This is the 3rd. Video Summation of the monthly meeting of the Stony Point Convergence dated November 6, 2016.  Marilyn Elie, the Host/Co-Producer of Environmental News and Notes, is the moderator and is joined by Sally Gellert of the Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition and Susan Leifer of the Sierra Club.  The Order of Topics covered in this summary is: -Cuomo’s Nuclear Tax Subsidy -Article 78 Legal Action Thoughts -Energy Efficiency -Off Shore Wind Power/ Energy -Upcoming Fukushima Day Program on Saturday, March 11, 2017 -WESPAC panel on Coalition Building -Decommissioning and [...]