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Three Anti-Spectra Pipeline Crawlers Found Guilty; “Necessity Defense” Rejected

January 15, 2019 // 0 Comments

  Videographer Peter Eliscu follows the judge’s verdict of the last three defendants who used non-violent civil disobedience to stop the oil/gas corporation, Spectra, from continuing a part of their pipeline next to the nuclear power plant, Indian Point, in Weschester County, NYS.  Their defense was to use the “necessity defense” as their reasoning for their actions:  we tried everything else and nothing has worked, so this action, this non-violent civil disobedience action, was our next, last and only choice left to us.  Therefore, we are all innocence.   In [...]

Fossil Fuels and Nuclear Power: An Introduction

June 4, 2017 // 2 Comments

  Dr. Courtney Williams-Cancer Research Scientist and Anti-Fossil Fuel Activist Vice-President, Safe Energy Rights Group (SEnRG) www.senrg.org Co-ordinator for Resist Spectra resist aim.wordpress.com/ Fossil Fuels and Nuclear Power:  An Introduction to Understanding Their Problems and Challenges Part-1:  The Fossil Fuel Side This video is an introduction to the problems/challenges of both fossil fuels and nuclear power.  Part 1 has Dr. Courtney Williams speaking on fossil fuels and their growing infrastructure.  Part 2 has Dr. Gordon Edwards talking about the nuclear aspects. Both [...]

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, [...]

Groups Unite Against Gas and Nuclear Power in Clean Energy Standards Proposals

June 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

On June 16, 2016, a group of concerned citizens representing grassroots organizations came together to express their concerns and raise questions with the Public Service Commission on the role of gas and nuclear power in the Clean Energy Standards. Calling nuclear power clean and carbon free, as is done in the CES is simply not true. Mislabeling it in the CES provokes deep distrust of the process and calls into question both the methodology and integrity of the Commission.   If we are to move towards a truly green energy policy coal, oil, gas and uranium must be left in the ground.  Tier 3 [...]

Environmental WeeklyNews March 11, 2016

March 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

This week’s Topics, as reported by Ken Gale, Marilyn Elie, Kathy Adams, Charlie Olson: 1-Indian Point Eleven Excerpt:…..(1:15 – 8:28) Marty Stolar, National Lawyer’s Guild…..(1:15 – 2:35); Ellen Weininger reading for Susan Van Dolsen….(2:37 – 8:28) Grassroots Environmental Education and Stop the Algonquin Pipeline Extension; 2-Ken Gale’s ReportBack From Boston: Building Energy 2016 Conference……(8:30 – 13:07) Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA.org) 3-Happy Animals & People Slide Show…..(13:08 – 15:24) 4-Up Coming [...]

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 [...]