Nuclear Regulatory Commission

The Indian Point nuclear power plant - Buchanan, NY (file / credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Strike Looming At Indian Point Power Plant Over Expiring Union Contract

A collective bargaining agreement between the plant’s operator, Entergy, and the Utility Workers Union of America, Local 1-2, is set to expire at the end of the day Friday. Talks have been under way since Wednesday to try to negotiate a new contract.

01/16/2014

Sen. Charles Schumer calls for plan to implement 24/7 maritime security at Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant, Nov. 25, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Schumer Calls For Probe Into Waterfront Security Efforts At Indian Point

Sen., Charles Schumer is suggesting that the Coast Guard “quarterback the effort” to provide a 24-hour maritime security plan.

11/25/2013

Indian Point Energy Center in Buchanan, N.Y. (file / credit: Mario Tama/GettyImages)

Indian Point Supervisor Pleads Guilty In Fuel Cover-Up Case

Daniel Wilson pleaded guilty Wednesday to violating regulations of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

10/16/2013

The Indian Point nuclear power plant - Buchanan, NY (file / credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

NRC To Allow Indian Point Reactor To Operate With Expired License

The renewal process could be more than a year, given the controversy involved. New York state and environmental groups have voiced opposition to a new 20-year license.

08/19/2013

The Indian Point nuclear power plant - Buchanan, NY - File / Photo: Monika Graff/Getty Images

NRC: Indian Point On Track For License Renewal

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission issued a supplement to a 2010 study Tuesday. That study found Indian Point’s impact is not great enough to deny a new 20-year license.

06/25/2013

Environmentalists call for the shut down of Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant, May 14, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Environmental Groups Give Indian Point Failing Marks On Host Of Safety Issues

The report card results were announced one day after it was learned that one of Indian Point’s reactors will become the first and only nuclear reactor in the country operating without a license.

05/14/2013

Indian Point Energy Center in Buchanan, N.Y. (file / credit: Mario Tama/GettyImages)

Indian Point To Become First Nuclear Plant To Operate With Expired License

Indian Point 2’s 40-year license expires on Sept. 28. Officials said the reactor can keep operating because Entergy Nuclear, its owner, filed for renewal more than five years before the expiration date.

05/13/2013

The Indian Point nuclear power plant - Buchanan, NY - File / Photo: Monika Graff/Getty Images

Report: Indian Point’s Continued Operation Would Have Minimal Impact On Protected Fish

The federal fisheries service report said the continued operation of two nuclear plants in the New York City suburbs would kill hundreds of fish in two protected species, but it would not come close to wiping them out.

02/05/2013

A man goes fishing across the Hudson River from the Indian Point nuclear power plant (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Riverkeeper Calls For Shutdown Of Indian Point In NRC Filing

Thursday marked yet another call for the shutdown of the Indian Point nuclear power facility in Westchester County, citing possible danger to the area.

11/15/2012

Millstone Nuclear Power Plant (credit: nrc.gov via Dominion Energy)

NRC Studying Oyster Creek, Millstone Plants For Potential Health Risks

Two nuclear power plants in the Tri-State Area will be part of a study looking into the potential health risks posed by the facilities.

10/24/2012

The Indian Point nuclear power plant - Buchanan, NY (file / credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Indian Point Spokesman, Critic React To NRC Approval Of New Nuke Plant

Not since before the Three Mile Island accident in 1979 have federal regulators approved a license for a new nuclear plant – until now.

02/10/2012

Men fish on the Hudson River across from the Indian Point nuclear power plant March 18, 2011 in Buchanan, New York. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NRC Denies Most Exemptions Sought For Indian Point Nuclear Reactors

State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman called the rulings “a major victory for the safety of millions of New Yorkers.”

02/01/2012

Tissues (file / credit: clipart.com)

Radioactive Tissue Boxes Removed From NYC Area Bed, Bath And Beyond Stores

New York Health Commissioner Nirav Shah says 12 decorative metal tissue boxes contaminated with radioactive material have been removed from four Bed, Bath and Beyond stores in the state.

01/13/2012

The Indian Point nuclear power plant - Buchanan, NY - File / Photo: Monika Graff/Getty Images

Federal Officials Talking Indian Point Safety Tonight

Tonight, officials from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission will break it all down for the public – general safety at Indian Point and how the nuclear power plant performed in 2010.

06/02/2011

Men fish on the Hudson River across from the Indian Point nuclear power plant March 18, 2011 in Buchanan, New York. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Entergy’s Siren Test At Indian Point Nuclear Plant Meets Federal Standards

All but two of the 172 emergency sirens around the Indian Point nuclear power plants have sounded as expected during a test.

05/11/2011

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