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Citizens Committee for the Protection of the Environment records, 1966-1969

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: Ms Coll\CCPE
Bib ID 4078607 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Citizens Committee for the Protection of the Environment (Ossining, N.Y.)
Title Citizens Committee for the Protection of the Environment records, 1966-1969
Physical Description 9.5 linear feet (4650 items in 22 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

This collection has no restrictions.

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-22. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged. The material is arranged into five series.

Description

Summary

Records of the Citizens Committee for the Protection of the Environment (CCPE) include correspondence, memoranda, reports, statements, notes, news releases, U.S. Atomic Energy/Nuclear Regulatory Commission hearing records, and printed material. The correspondence contains letters from supporters, members of other environmental groups, New York State legislators, U.S. senators and congressmen, scientists, and CCPE's attorney for the Indian Point hearings. Chief correspondents of the group are Larry Bogart, Executive Director, Dr. George Candreva, President, and Irene P. Dickinson (Mrs. Leon A.), Executive Secretary and Coordinator, whose file these are. There are numerous letters from Congressmen John G. Dow, Richard Ottinger, and Peter Peyser. The cataloged correspondence contains three letters from Senator Jacob K. Javits, and one each from Senator Edmund S. Muskie, Senator Margaret Chase Smith, and Louis J. Lefkowitz, New York State Attorney General.

In addition to CCPE's own memoranda, statements, news releases, brochures, and other printed ephemera, Mrs. Dickinson maintained an environmental subject file which includes newspaper clippings, magazine articles, newsletters, and other printed ephemera issued by a variety of environmental groups as well as some related correspondence. The files on the Indian Point nuclear power plant, approximately 1,800 items, contain photocopies of U.S. Atomic Energy Commission/Nuclear Regulatory Commission hearings, documents such as testimony before the commission, inspection reports, correspondence of the commission, Consolidated Edison, CCPE and its attorney, Anthony Z. Roisman, of Berlin, Roisman and Kessler, Washington, D.C. The printed materials include pamphlets, newspapers, newsletters, and other publication issued by a variety of citizens' action groups.

Using the Collection

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Restrictions on Access

This collection has no restrictions.

The following boxes are located off-site: Boxes 2-22. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Citizens Committee for the Protection of the Environment Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Mrs Irene P. Dickinson, 1979.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Surveyed Christina Hilton Fenn 05/03/89.

Revision Description

2009-06-26 File created.

2013-01-04 XML document instance created by Catherine C. Ricciardi

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

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Subject

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"CUL Collections:"
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"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Berlin, Roisman, and Kessler (Washington, D.C.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bogart, Larry Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Candreva, George Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Conservation of natural resources -- New York (State) -- Citizen participation Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Consolidated Edison Company of New York, inc. Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dickinson, Irene Power Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dickinson, Leon A. Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dow, John G., 1905-2003 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Environmental protection -- New York (State) -- Citizen participation Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Javits, Jacob K (Jacob Koppel), 1904-1986 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lefkowitz, Louis J. Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Muskie, Edmund S., 1914-1996 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
New York (State). Department of Law Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Nuclear energy -- New York (State) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Nuclear energy -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Nuclear power plants -- New York (State) -- Indian Point Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ottinger, Richard L (Richard Lawrence), 1929- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Peyser, Peter Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Roisman, Anthony Z Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Smith, Margaret Chase, 1897-1995 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Citizens action group founded in 1968. This organization has devoted its activity to the quality of the environment in the lower Hudson River Valley, particularly the environmental hazards of Consolidated Edison's Indian Point nuclear power plants.

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Series I: Cataloged Correspondence



Box 1 Jacob K. Javits


Box 1 Louis J. Lefkowitz


Box 1 Edmund S. Muskie


Box 1 Margaret Chase Smith

Series II: Arranged Correspondence


Box 1 Irene P. Dickinson, 1969-1977

Series III: Subject Files



Box 2 General files of CCPE, 1966-1979

(some correspondence; chiefly news releases, notes, memos, clippings, AEC/NRC documents)


Box 2 Abnormal Occurrences


Box 2 ALAP Hearings-AEC


Box 2 Alliances


Box 2 Alternative Sources of Energy-Milaca, Minnesota


Box 2 Benson, Jim


Box 2 Bertell, Rosalie


Box 2 Bibliography


Box 2 Breeder Reactor/CRBR



Box 3 CCPE Testimony


Box 3 Citizens Waste Information Committee


Box 3 Clearwater


Box 3 Comey, David D.


Box 3 Committee for Nuclear Responsibility


Box 3 Commoner, Barry


Box 3 Conversion Conference-Washington, D.C., 1971


Box 3 Decommissioning


Box 3 Decontamination


Box 3 Emergency Plans


Box 3 Ethics of Nuclear Power


Box 3 Fluoridation-Water


Box 3 Funding for Public Participation


Box 3 Heronemus, William


Box 3 Initiatives-People's Lobby


Box 3 Intervenor Funding


Box 3 Jobs and Energy


Box 3 JCAE



Box 4 Komanoff Associates


Box 4 KV Lines


Box 4 Labor Action Coalition


Box 4 Labor and Energy


Box 4 Legislators


Box 4 Licensing


Box 4 Lovins, Amory


Box 4 Low-level Radiation



Box 5 Media, Press


Box 5 Microwaves


Box 5 Nader, Ralph


Box 5 National Assessment of Educational Progress


Box 5 National Council of the Churches of Christ-- Statement/Response--Rossin, A. David


Box 5 National Intervenors


Box 5 National Rural Electric Cooperative Association


Box 5 Natural Resources Defense Council


Box 5 Natural Resources Defense Council--Spent Fuel Disposal Costs



Box 6 New Roots


Box 6 New York City Council on the Environment


Box 6 New York City Department of Health


Box 6 New York State Legislature-- Energy


Box 6 New York State Public Service Commission


Box 6 Nuclear Moratorium


Box 6 Nuclear Plant Workers


Box 6 Nuclear Reactors


Box 6 Nuclear Waste Incinerator


Nuclear Waste Management


Box 6 Citizen Participation


Box 6 Interagency Review Group


Box 6 Report TID28817


Box 6 Other Cases



Box 7 Plutonium Lawsuit, 1975


Box 7 Pollard, Robert--Testimony


Box 7 Price-Anderson Act


Box 7 Public Power


Box 7 Radioactive Waste Incinerator


Box 7 Radioactive Waste Transport


Box 7 Safe Energy Act, 1975


Box 7 Safe Energy Coalition--New York State


Box 7 Secrecy--Nuclear Power


Box 7 Sierra Club--Radioactive Waste Proposal


Box 7 Silkwood Supporters


Box 7 Siting and Licensing


Box 7 Solar Access


Box 7 Union of Concerned Scientists


Box 7 Weik, Mary H.


Box 7 Weil, George--Coal and Radioactivity


Box 7 Women


Box 7 World Council of Churches--Statement on Nuclear Energy


Box 7 Worldwatch Institute

Series IV: United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission--Indian Point Station Units 1 & 2



Box 8 1970- 1972



Box 9 1974



Box 10 1975



Box 11 1976 January -March, 1976

(seismic)



Box 12 1976 April -December, 1976

(seismic)



Box 13 1976 Inspections, 1976



Box 14 1977 February, 1977



Box 15 1977 March-1978, 1977



Box 16 1977 Inspections, 1977

Series V: Printed Materials


Periodicals



Box 17 A-C

(Includes large group ofCritical Mass Journal)



Box 18 D-M



Box 19 N



Box 20 O-W



Box 21 Printed Ephemera

(Pamphlets, mimeographed reports, brochures, etc.)



Box 22 Printed Ephemera

(Pamphlets, mimeographed reports, brochures, etc.)