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Public Meeting to stop planned Radioactive Waste Discharge to Hudson River

March 16 6:30 pm EDT Webinar

Riverkeeper welcomed Senator Pete Harckham, NY Assemblymember Dana Levenberg on Thursday evening

to discuss their proposed legislation to protect NY waterways in light of the planned discharge of radioactive wastewater into the Hudson River as early as August of 2023, and possibly sooner.

Holtec International, the firm responsible for decommissioning Indian Point nuclear power plant is planning to discharge radioactive elements in wastewater to the Hudson River.

The bill (S.5181/A.5338) would prohibit, “directly or indirectly, to throw, drain, run or otherwise discharge any radiological agent into the waters of the state.”

This event has now passed, for more information, go to

Support proposed legislation to put a stop to radioactive discharge into the Hudson River.

Panelists at this event included:
Senator Pete Harckham, 40th Senate District
Assemblymember Dana Levenberg, 95th Assembly District
Richard Webster, Legal Consultant, Riverkeeper
Michel Lee, Attorney
Jeremy Cherson, Senior Manager of Government Affairs, Riverkeeper

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