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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 [...]

ETV Alert: May 17 New Nuclear Clean Energy Standard Comments & Hearing Albany, NY

May 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

URGENT! Tuesday, May 17, Albany.  6 PM Information Sesson. 7 PM Public Statements. Albany Law School; East Wing School, Room E211, 80 New Scotland Avenue, Albany, NY 12208. Tell the Governor and the Public Service Commission that a subsidy for failing nuclear reactors is a bad idea. Attend a PSC hearing on May 17 in Albany and you will be in good company! Comment NOW at http://www.allianceforagreeneconomy.org/nukes-are-not-clean.  For more information visit www.allianceforagreeneconomy.org/sites/default/files/CES_Summary_Memo_0.pdf The Purpose and call for these actions is to respond to NYS [...]

Environmental WeeklyNews March 25, 2016

April 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

This Weeks Topics reported by Ken Gale, Kathy Adams, Marilyn Elie and Charlie Olson 1-Nuclear Proponents Jealous of Renewable Subsidies….Ken Gale…….(1:07 – 3:37) 2-Upcoming Events:  All Hands on Deck:  A Fund Raiser For Pete Seeger’s Legacy & the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater Boat….Ken Gale…(3:38 – 6:08) 3-A Lack of Snow in Alaska?!?! What Happens in the Arctic, Doesn’t Stay in the Arctic ……Kathy Adams….(6:09 – 16:42) 4-Upcoming Events:  Safe Energy Summit:  End Nuclear Power Now!….Marilyn [...]

Indian Point 11: Guilty and Proud

March 12, 2016 // 1 Comment

  Guilty and Proud, is the slogan of the Indian Point 11 as they appear in court to plead guilty for blocking the main entrance to the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant owned by Entergy. One hour prior to their court appearance, they held a press conference just outside the court house to explain the reasons for their actions and were available afterwards for more comments. Their message: Over the years, even decades, we have tried many lawful ways to bring to the public and government’s attention the needed actions to correct the violations and repeated accidents at this nuclear [...]