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

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.

03/11/2012

Safety Ads For Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant To Feature Rudy Giuliani

According to a spokesman for Entergy, the ads for the Indian Point plant will begin running next week on cable television and in newspapers.

10/06/2011

Generic Nuclear Power Plant File Photo (credit: AP)

N.J. Nuclear Reactor Running At Full Power Following Cutback From Hurricane Irene Flooding

Federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission spokesman Neill Sheehan said Salem II was running at full power as of late Friday morning. Salem I was at 80 percent.

09/02/2011

Gov. Chris Christie is seen at the Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - May 26, 2011 (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Public Hearing On Gov. Christie’s Energy Plan Begins Tuesday

Residents, business owners and lobbyists can comment on the plan at a hearing Tuesday afternoon at New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark.

07/26/2011

Gov. Chris Christie (file / credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Public Hearings Scheduled On Gov. Christie’s Energy Plan

New Jersey residents will soon get their first chance to comment on Gov. Chris Christie’s proposal for the state’s energy future.

07/25/2011

The Oyster Creek power plant - Lacey Township, NJ - File / Photo: Exelon

Local Residents Want New Jersey Nuclear Power Plant To Stay Open

People living near the Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station packed a public hearing on its future Thursday, dismissing environmental concerns as “pseudoscience” and focusing on the jobs and tax revenues the plant provides.

07/07/2011

The Oyster Creek power plant - Lacey Township, NJ - File / Photo: Exelon

Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant Offline For Maintenance

Work will include repairs to one of five recirculation pumps that are used to move water through the reactor during power operations. Crews will also do preventive maintenance that will ready the plant for the summer season.

05/02/2011

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

Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant (credit: Flickr)

Cuomo Orders Safety Review Of Indian Point Nuclear Plant

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.

03/16/2011

Japan earthquake & tsunami

Officials Warn Against Japan Relief Scams

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has released some tips for New Yorkers planning to donate to Japan earthquake and tsunami relief efforts.

03/16/2011

Generic Nuclear Power Plant File Photo (credit: AP)

Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant Back Online

The Oyster Creek Nuclear Generation Station in Lacey Township was returned to normal service after a main power transformer was replaced.

12/17/2010

Gov. Chris Christie

Christie Unveils Barnegat Bay Protection Program

The centerpiece of the plan is the early closure of the Oyster Creek nuclear power plant. The plant sucks 1.4 billions of gallons of water each day from the bay and then discharges warmer water back.

12/09/2010

Generic Nuclear Power Plant File Photo (credit: AP)

Oyster Creek Set To Close Earlier

Exelon, the nation’s largest nuclear power operator, agreed to close the plant 10 years earlier than its license called for. In return, New Jersey environmental officials dropped their insistence that the plant build one or more cooling towers.

12/09/2010

Generic Nuclear Power Plant File Photo (credit: AP)

Oyster Creek Nuke Plant Back Online

Workers replaced both of the plant’s main power transformers, refueled the reactor and did maintenance that can only be performed while the unit is offline.

12/02/2010

Transformer Explosion At NY Nuclear Power Plant

A transformer exploded and a fire erupted at a a nuclear power plant north of New York City, leading to an emergency shut down of one of the reactors.

11/07/2010

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