From United for Clean Energy:
Dear community member,
Over 100,000 people in seven municipalities source their drinking water from the Hudson River, as Native Americans call Muhheakantuck, “the river that flows both ways.” Other communities along the river rely on it for their backup water supply. It is also a popular destination for fishing, boating and tourism.
Holtec International, who received $2.4 B dollars of New York ratepayer funds, should not be allowed to dump one million gallons of tritiated water into the Hudson River.
No contaminated water from decommissioning Indian Point should be allowed in the Hudson River.
Here’s a few simple steps you can take to stop Holtec’s dumping into the Hudson:
Hear from the experts about Critical Public Health and Safety Impacts of Indian Point Decommissioning:
Read this excellent local and regional coverage:
Sign this Petition
Posted on Change.org
Bring forward a Municipal Resolution to your elected officials
Here is a suggested Municipal Resolution, a Cover letter, along with “Talking Points for Meetings with Elected Officials.” Also, a reference that explains the impact of tritium on the human body when ingested.
- Sample Cover letter
- Municipal Resolution
- Talking Points for Meetings with Elected Officials
- Refer them to Arjun Makhijani, Ph.D.’s “Exploring Tritium Dangers: Health and Eco-system Risks of Internally Incorporated Radionuclides”
Thank you for taking these steps to protect the Hudson!