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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 [...]

Nuclear Convergence-Indian Point-October 2, 2016

November 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

    Continuing last month’s videoing following their monthly meeting, the Convergence at Stony Point, an Indian Point anti-nuclear activist gathering, again videoed a summary of their event in the hopes of reaching a wider audience of activists and other concerned and interested people. Marilyn Elie, a member of Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition, a participant of the Convergence, has volunteered to write and do the video report, which she is calling, “Environmental News and Notes”, and which she plans to air on public access TV in Indian Point’s local distribution area, [...]

Indian Point (The Film)-Director’s TalkBack: Rhinebeck, NY

September 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

  https://youtu.be/FN9ZQ1uxTe4 This is our second opportunity to produce and document a video during a “TalkBack” after a screening of the award winning film,”Indian Point”, directed by Ivy Meeropol.  This particular screening was a special showing organized as a benefit for Hudson River Sloop Clearwater by Manna Jo Greene, the Environmental Director of the organization, who moderated and participated in the “TalkBack”. Ivy Meeropol, the director of the film led the discussion in which Roger Witherspoon, an environmental journalist, and Marilyn Elie, a local activist with [...]

When Nuclear Plants Close: Challenges for U.S. Reactor Decommissioning-Panel 2

June 4, 2016 // 0 Comments

Continuing the event, ”When Nuclear Plants Close: Challenges for U.S. Reactor Decommissioning”, this is Panel 2. What happens when a Nuclear Power Plant is SHUT DOWN??? Does it simply VANISH??? The New York Society For Ethical Culture, the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Jack and Belle Alpern Foundation bring together multiple people and discipines to probe that very much sought after DECOMMISSIONING event. By bringing together grassroots activists, regulators, scientists and advocacy lawyers in a Q & A setting at Manhattan’s New [...]

When Nuclear Plants Close: Challenges for U.S. Reactor Decommissioning-Panel 1

June 4, 2016 // 0 Comments

  What happens when a Nuclear Power Plant is SHUT DOWN??? Does it simply VANISH??? The New York Society For Ethical Culture, the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Jack and Belle Alpern Foundation bring together multiple people and discipines to probe that very much sought after DECOMMISSIONING event. By bringing together grassroots activists, regulators, scientists and advocacy lawyers in a Q & A setting at Manhattan’s New York Society for Ethical Culture’s space, they have caused the rather large unseen elephant in the room to [...]