Lamont-Doherty Observatory officials say the worst case scenario would be a 7.9 magnitude earthquake.
Realtors say that while some are concerned the Indian Point nuclear plant has had no effect on the real estate market in Buchanan.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is making a top priority of reviewing the Indian Point power plant located north of New York City near a geologic fault line.
Members of Governor Andrew Cuomo’s staff were scheduled to meet with members of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to discuss shifting Indian Point away from nuclear power.
The nuclear fallout from the devastating earthquake in Japan has put a spotlight on the Indian Point nuclear power plant as licenses for its reactors come up for renewal.
Using 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.
By Philip J. Victor, CBSNewYork.com The week in the Tri-State area was one marked by tragic deaths and safety concerns. Two New York police officers were killed in very different incidents. A New York City […]
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says his staff will meet Tuesday with nuclear regulators to discuss whether a disaster like the one in Japan could happen at the Indian Point power plant.
The Millstone Power Station in Waterford is starting to pull together teams that will evaluate response plans for earthquakes, floods and other natural disasters.
A new report shows federal inspectors logged several “near miss” accidents at the Indian Point nuclear power plant in 2010.
Governor Andrew Cuomo has ordered a complete safety review of Westchester County’s Indian Point nuclear plant after startling new information was revealed by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
As nuclear plant issues arise in Japan those who live near the Indian Point power plant can’t help but wonder if it could happen here.
A spokesman said Indian Point 3 will remain offline for about a month.
The 172 sirens that dot four counties around the Indian Point nuclear power plants will be wailing away Wednesday.
The plant owner, Entergy Corp., said the transformer explosion on Nov. 7 was due to a failed high voltage bushing. Bushings connect the transformer to the overhead lines that carry electricity to the main electrical grid.