ROBERT F. KENNEDY, JR TO RALLY
RESIDENTS AROUND INDIAN POINT ISSUE
Riverkeeper and the Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition Kickoff Campaign
to Stop 20-Year License Extensions for Indian Point
Greenburgh, NY Robert F. Kennedy, Jr, Chief Prosecuting Attorney for the Putnam-based environmental group Riverkeeper, will call on residents to join in the efforts to prevent 20-year license extensions for the Indian Point nuclear power plant on Tuesday March 29 at 6:30PMGreenburgh Town Hall, 177 HillSIDE Ave, Greenburgh, NY.
The fight to stop relicensing has been underway since WestchesterCountypassed a resolution opposing relicensing in December 2003. The resolution, authored by County Legislator Michael Kaplowitz, was the first of its kind in the country. Since then, Rockland, Hudson, NJ, and UlsterCounties, along with 16 municipal boards have passed similar resolutions. To date, over 400 elected officials have called for the closure of Indian Point; 52 municipal boards have passed shutdown resolutions.
WHAT: A public forum to kick off the Opposition Campaign for Indian Point relicensing
WHO: Robert F. Kennedy, Jr, Riverkeeper’s Chief Prosecuting Attorney
Alex Matthiessen, Hudson Riverkeeper & Executive Director
Mark Jacobs, Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition Spokesman
Lisa Rainwater van Suntum, Riverkeeper’s IP Campaign Director
Michael Kaplowitz, Westchester County Legislator(D, Somers)
Chair of the Board’s Committee on Budget & Appropriations
Paul Feiner, Greenburgh Town Supervisor
WHEN: March 29, 2005
6:30 pm –8:00 pm
WHERE: Greenburgh Town Hall, 177 HillSIDE Ave, Greenburgh, NY
(For directions, go t http://www.ipsecinfo.org/greenburgh_town_hall_directions.htm)
DETAILS: IPSEC is a coalition of over 70 environmental, health and public policy organizations that formed in response to a flood of citizen concerns about the safety of Indian Point nuclear power plants after the terrorist attacks on 9.11.01. Its goal is to ensure the safety and security of our neighborhoods by bringing about the closure of Indian Point and its safe and orderly decommissioning.
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Lisa Rainwater van Suntum, PhD
Indian Point Campaign Director
Phone: 845.424.4149 x. 221