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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 [...]

Supporting Standing Rock’s Water Protectors: Water is Sacred, Water is Life

February 12, 2017 // 1 Comment

Three incredible individuals, representing various groups with environmental concerns as part of their activism, show their shared concerns with the Standing Rock activists/water protectors of North Dakota. Watch and listen as they take you on their separate journeys, one at Standing Rock, another at the Native American Ramapough Lenape camp in Mahwah Township, New Jersey, while the last recounts his civil disobedience and arrest at TD Bank in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, for  “sitting” in support of the Standing Rock demonstrators of North Dakota.  He also explains the civil [...]

President Obama: Step Up For Climate Justice

December 16, 2016 // 0 Comments

President Obama: Step up for climate justice—before the climate denier takes office! www.climate@stopcorporateabuse.org The Corporate Accountability International Petition and Action Kit Organizational Petition: www.stopcorporateabuse.org/GCForgletter Individual Petition: www.stopcorporateabuse.org/resource/president-obama-step-climate-justice Catherine Skopic, Interfaith Moral Action on Climate;  Nancy Lorence, Metro NY Catholic Climate Movement and Joel Kupferman from NY Law and Environmental Justice Project, ask you to join them in signing the following petition  and passing this [...]

Nuclear Convergence-Indian Point-December 8, 2016

December 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

  This Month’s topics include: -Two Environmental victories.  Entergy, the owner of Indian Point is told by the court to obey the Clean Air and Water Acts and is also denied a permit for both its nuclear reactors -An “Article 78” legal action against Gov. Cuomo’s nuclear tax update [The upcoming Fukushima March 11, 2017 event with emphasis on “Rolling Stewardship” -Changing the way we think and plan concerning energy systems:  City utility Production—Local Energy Production Monthly Meeting: !st. Sunday of the Month:  1:30 PM Stony Point [...]

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, [...]

The Convergence Meeting’s Summary/Minutes of Sunday, September 11, 2016

September 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

  A coalition of anti-nuclear and anti-Indian Point groups and individuals have been meeting over the years to discuss their plans and actions, mostly meeting at the Stony Point Conference Center in Stony Point, New York.  After their meeting of September 11, 2016, some of them decided to make a trial video of that talk as a sort of summary or minutes.  They are hoping that this will enhance their activities.  The Environment TV is happy to assist in this endeavor. Table of Contents: -What is a Just Transition?……(00:39 to 2:13:19) -Not Needing Indian Point’s Energy [...]