Major Earthquake, Tsunami Wave Strike Off Fukushima In JapanCoastal residents in Japan were ordered to flee to higher ground on Tuesday local time after a strong earthquake with a magnitude of 7.4 struck off the coast of Fukushima prefecture.
Safety Concerns Might Mean Shutdown For Indian PointA local nuclear power plant faces a possible shutdown after officials and activists have expressed fear over the facility's operations.
Hundreds Gather At Indian Point To Remember Fukushima Nuclear Plant Disaster"The Japanese planned for an earthquake that was the biggest for 1,000 years. Well they got one. They got one that was 1,100 years," said Marilyn Ele of the Indian Point Safe Energy Coalition.
Indian Point Emergency Plans Under Review MondayUsing the Japan nuclear crisis as a worst case scenario, the Westchester Board of Legislators was set to meet to explore the disaster preparedness plan at the Indian Point Nuclear power plant.