March 11, 2017 marks the sixth anniversary of the Great Earthquake and the disaster at Fukushima. We are fortunate and honored to host Dr. Gordon Edwards for our Fukushima program this year on March 10, 7 pm at the Goddard Riverside Community Center in NYC, 593 Columbus Avenue. He will also be presenting on March 11, 1:30 pm at the Peekskill Presbyterian Church, 705 South Street.
Dr. Edwards is renowned for his knowledge on the nuclear fuel cycle. He will be talking with us about Rolling Stewardship – how to best store high level radioactive waste. This topic is particularly timely since the closing of Indian Point in four years moves us quickly towards decommissioning and what to do with the tons of high level waste stored there. There is more high level radioactive waste stored at Indian Point than there was in all the spent fuel pools at Fukushima. Please mark your calendar for this important event and enjoy the interview of Dr. Edwards on the “Nuclear Hotseat.”
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.
There will be an important general meeting, Wednesday, Feb 25 from 7-9 PM at the Goddard-Riverside Center on the NE corner of Columbus Ave. and W. 88th Street. Take the 1, C or B subway to West 86th St. or the M104, M7, M10 or M11 bus to West 88th Street or the M86 bus to Columbus Ave.
The agenda will include nominations and election of new officers, the adoption of by-laws, an update on the NYC Council Resolution to close Indian Point and upcoming activities.
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