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Can Nuclear Power Save the Planet OR Is It Possible to Build Reactors Fast Enough to Save Us from Climate Change?

June 7, 2019 // 0 Comments

Can Nuclear Power Save the Planet OR Is It Possible to Build Reactors Fast Enough to Save Us from Climate Change? By Marilyn Elie Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition eliewestcan@gmail.com   Have you noticed a lot of articles lately about how good nuclear power is for the environment, especially as an answer to climate change? The Nuclear Energy Institute, the trade and publicity group for the industry is running a full court press on this topic right now. You can always tell an article based on NEI talking points.  It invariably starts out by calling nuclear energy carbon free – [...]

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 [...]

Remembering Fukushima At Indian Point

March 5, 2019 // 1 Comment

  The Peace Crane Ceremony at the Gates Of Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant:   Jun-san Yasuda of the Grafton Peace Pagoda is a Buddhist nun who has walked thousands of miles in this country and others in the name of peace. Jun-san is joined by other Peace Walkers in the trek from the Cortlandt train station to the old entrance of Indian Point where she performs her annual Peace Crane ritual. As part of the ceremony, origami paper cranes are left at the gates of Indian Point as both a prayer for safety of the community and as a prayer for the speedy closing of the reactors. Jun-san [...]

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 [...]

A Clear and Present Danger: Shut Off the Gas at Indian Point

February 26, 2019 // 0 Comments

A Clear and Present Danger:  Shut Off the Gas at Indian Point (Please note the following correction at 1:39: “The newly constructed 42 inch high pressure gas pipeline runs 115 feet from critical electrical infrastructure at Indian Point. …”  The closed captions reflect this correction.) The people who live near Indian Point, with its nuclear power plant ask:  Why would putting a gas pipeline within a few hundred feet of a nuclear power plant be a problem?  Why keep building larger and larger gas pipelines here or anywhere else, especially near Indian Point? This video [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]