CALL TO ACTION – NYC Council Resolution 694

city hall 5_14_15Now that Resolution 0694-2015 has been introduced in the City Council, we need your help in contacting your Council Member and urging them to sponsor. Visit our Call to Action Page for more information and instructions.

Another day, another co-sponsor

Council Member Antonio Reynoso,  District 34, Brooklyn, is the nineteenth CM to sign on to Resolution 0694 calling for the closure of Indian Point. Please call his office to thank him.

39% of the Council Members have now signed on. We need 15 more co-sponsors to ensure that the resolution is veto proof.

If your CM has not yet signed on, call today and urge them to do so. Visit our Call to Action page for more information and instructions.

The Bronx? Yes, thonx!

Council Member Andy King,  District 12, the Bronx, is the eighteenth CM to sign on to Resolution 0694 calling for the closure of Indian Point. Our “thonx” to him.

36% of the Council Members have now signed on. We have about half of the number of CMs we need to ensure that the resolution is veto proof.

Ken Gale speaks at Indian Point Forum – July 18, 2015

Ken Gale’s Commemoration of the Navajo Uranium Mining Disaster at the “Indian Point – Danger on the Hudson” forum at the Goddard-Riverside Community Center on July 18, 2015.

Courtesy of The Environment TV

Paul Blanch speaks at Indian Point Forum – July 18, 2015

Paul Blanch is a former energy consultant who worked at Indian Point.

Video courtesy of Joe Friendly

Tim Judson speaks at Indian Point Forum – July 18, 2015

Tim Judson, Executive Director of the Nuclear Information & Resource Service (NIRS), spoke at a forum entitled Indian Point: Danger on the Hudson at the Goddard- Riverside Community Center in NYC on July 18.

Video courtesy of Joe Friendly

17 and Counting

Dan Garodnick, Council Member for  District 4 in Manhattan, is the seventeenth CM to sign on to Resolution 0694 calling for the closure of Indian Point. Our thanks to him.

One third of the Council Members have now signed on, and we’re about half way to the number we need to ensure that the resolution is veto proof.

City of Water Day Festival – Governors Island – July 18, 2015

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SDIPN will be tabling at the 2015 City of Water Day Festival on Governors Island. If you’d like to help out or for more info, contact Catherine Skopic – 212-227-7847 / catherineskopic@yahoo.com.

The City of Water Day Festival is a free day-long celebration of the world-class potential of the water that surrounds us and brings us together. Held on Governors Island, New York and Maxwell Place Park in Hoboken, New Jersey, the event draws thousands of people from throughout the New York-New Jersey metropolitan region to participate in hundreds of unique, fun, and educational waterfront activities organized by the Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance (MWA) and its over 800 Alliance Partners. The events run between 10am and 4pm on Saturday July 18, 2015.

Visit the website – www.cityofwaterday.org – for details and directions.

Forum, July 18, 2015 : Indian Point – Danger on the Hudson

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Sweet Sixteen

Our thanks to NYC Council Member Margaret Chin (Dist. 1, Manhattan) for becoming the sixteenth CM to sign on to Res 0694 calling for the closure of the Indian Point nuclear power facility.

If your CM has not signed on yet, call today and urge them to do so. Visit our Call to Action page for more information.

Resolution Progress Report

Our thanks to Council Member Costa Constantinides for becoming the fifteenth CM to sign on to NYC Council Resolution 0694 calling for the closure of the Indian Point nuclear power plant. CM Constantanides recently became the new Chair of the Committee on Environmental Protection, succeeding CM Donovan Richards who introduced Res 0694. Three of the five committee members have now signed on. Continue reading