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Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant (credit: Flickr)

NRC Chief, NY Congress Members Tour Indian Point Nuke Plant

Nuclear Regulatory Commission chairman Gregory Jaczko called his tour of Indian Point “very good.”

05/10/2011

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sen. Menendez, Gov. Christie Concerned About NJ Nuclear Plants

New Jersey’s junior Senator is worried because some of the state’s plants are similar to the Japanese plants. The governor is worried about the material beyond their closure.

03/17/2011

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

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

Reactor At Indian Point 3 Shut Down For Refueling

A spokesman said Indian Point 3 will remain offline for about a month.

03/09/2011

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

Sirens Around Indian Point Nuclear Plant Successfully Tested

The 172 sirens that dot four counties around the Indian Point nuclear power plants will be wailing away Wednesday.

02/16/2011

Eric Schneiderman (Photo/ericschneiderman.com)

NY Joins Suit Over Nuclear Waste Storage

New York’s attorney general, Eric Schneiderman, said the decision violates requirements for a review of health, safety and environmental hazards.

02/15/2011

Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant (credit: CBS 2)

Indian Point Nuclear Plant Back Online

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.

11/24/2010

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