Indian Point

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)

Official: Consequences Would Remain Even If Indian Point Nuclear Plant Closed

The Vice President of Entergy Corporation, which owns and operates Indian Point, says spent radioactive fuel would remain for 60 years after a potential shut down of the plant.

04/15/2011

The Clearwater - File / Photo: Hudson River Sloop Clearwater

Hudson Valley Setting Sail In Search Of Green Energy Ideas

The hope is to find ways to reduce dependency on Indian Point.

04/06/2011

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

Emergency Commissioner Battles County Board Over Indian Point Evacuation

To some, having school kids brought to one location and their parents evacuate to another might not seem like a good evacuation plan.

04/05/2011

Indian Point Protest

Activists Call For Indian Point Nuclear Complex’s Closure

The ongoing disaster in Japan has renewed efforts by activists to shut down the Indian Point Nuclear Complex. Activists will gather at Union Square on Saturday to call for the plant to be shut down.

04/02/2011

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

Japan Nuclear Crisis Has Rockland County Afraid Of Indian Point

“Well, I have, for all of my tenure, believe that Indian Point should not be there and should not be recertified,” says Rockland County Executive Scott Vanderhoef.

03/30/2011

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

Westchester Still Concerned About Indian Point Earthquake, Evacuation

Lamont-Doherty Observatory officials say the worst case scenario would be a 7.9 magnitude earthquake.

03/29/2011

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

Indian Point Doesn’t Scare Some Away From Buchanan

Realtors say that while some are concerned the Indian Point nuclear plant has had no effect on the real estate market in Buchanan.

03/25/2011

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

NRC To Make Indian Point Nuclear Plant ‘Top Priority’

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.

03/23/2011

Gov. Cuomo Staff To Meet NRC Over Indian Point Tuesday

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.

03/22/2011

Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant (credit: Flickr)

Indian Point Nuclear Plant Officials Field Tough Questions From Lawmakers

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.

03/21/2011

Indian Point Emergency Plans Under Review Monday

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.

03/21/2011

Adovasio (Handout), Indian Point Nuclear Plant (Flickr), Breitkopf (Nassau Co. Police)

The Week In Review: Nuclear Concerns, Unspeakable Tragedy & Irish Pride

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 […]

03/20/2011

Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant (credit: Flickr)

NY State To Discuss Indian Point With Nuclear Agency

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.

03/19/2011

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

Connecticut Nuclear Power Plant To Review Disaster Plans

The Millstone Power Station in Waterford is starting to pull together teams that will evaluate response plans for earthquakes, floods and other natural disasters.

03/19/2011

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

Skepticism Grows About Safety Of Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant

A new report shows federal inspectors logged several “near miss” accidents at the Indian Point nuclear power plant in 2010.

03/18/2011

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