Schumer: Overhaul NRC Licensing For Radioactive MaterialsU.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is calling on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to overhaul its licensing protocol for obtaining radioactive materials, citing a recent report that a fictitious company got a license for enough material for a dirty bomb.
Officials Probe Flooding In Indian Point Nuclear Plant Electrical Room After FireFederal regulators on Tuesday were investigating why water accumulated in a room of critical electrical equipment after a transformer fire at the Indian Point nuclear power plant.
Group Calls For Wider Emergency Response Zone Around Indian PointThe Disaster Accountability Project says in a new report that residents of communities as far away from the plant as 50 miles are likely to evacuate in case of any such emergency at the power plant.
Regulators: Indian Point Nuclear Plant Failed To Note Operator's ApneaFederal regulators on Tuesday said the owners of a nuclear power plant in Westchester County failed to amend a reactor operator's license when the man developed sleep apnea.
Strike Looming At Indian Point Power Plant Over Expiring Union ContractA 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.
Schumer Calls For Probe Into Waterfront Security Efforts At Indian PointSen., Charles Schumer is suggesting that the Coast Guard "quarterback the effort'' to provide a 24-hour maritime security plan.
Indian Point Supervisor Pleads Guilty In Fuel Cover-Up CaseDaniel Wilson pleaded guilty Wednesday to violating regulations of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
NRC To Allow Indian Point Reactor To Operate With Expired LicenseThe 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.
NRC: Indian Point On Track For License RenewalThe 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.
Environmental Groups Give Indian Point Failing Marks On Host Of Safety IssuesThe 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.
Indian Point To Become First Nuclear Plant To Operate With Expired LicenseIndian 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.
Report: Indian Point's Continued Operation Would Have Minimal Impact On Protected FishThe 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.