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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 [...]

Congratulations NIRS-40th Anniversary

September 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

The Nuclear Information and Resource Service, NIRS, is 40 years young this day and year.  This video showcases one of the events that they were involved in during the “March For A Clean Energy Revolution” on Sunday, July 24, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and sends them congratulations for their efforts and accomplishments. Tim Judson, the Executive Director, and Diane D’Arrigo from NIRS, along with Kevin Kamps from Beyond Nuclear, Jessica Azulay of Alliance for a Green Economy, Nancy Vann, Gary Shaw and Jeanne Shaw from the Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition and [...]

This Is What Democracy Looks Like

May 1, 2018 // 0 Comments

  On Monday, April 23, 2018, Peter Eliscu captured the rally, “Gov. Cuomo Walk The Talk”, on the streets of Albany and in the capitol’s rotunda.   Environmentalists from many groups marched to advocate for sustainable renewable promises made by the governor and to stop financing and using fossil fuels and their infra-structures throughout NYS. Cynthia Nixon, James Cromwell, actor/activist, Jonathan Kirsch, the young environmental author of, “Age Of Suicide”, and long time environmental activists Ray Kemble of Pennsylvania and Ted Glick of New Jersey, can be [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]