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President Barack Obama speaks during a press conference March 25, 2014 in The Hague, the Netherlands. (Photo by Toussaint Kluiters-Pool/Getty Images)

Homeland Security To Cut NYPD Bomb Detection Funding After Obama Says NYC Nuclear Blast Bigger Concern Than Russia

Less than 24 hours after President Obama said he’s more concerned about the prospect of a nuclear weapon exploding in NYC than Russia’s recent actions, Homeland Security officials announced plans to cut the NYPD’s bomb detection funding by 50 percent.

03/26/2014

U.S.S. Nautilus (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

One Tank Trips: The Submarine Nautilus In Groton, Conn.

The U.S.S. Nautilus is one very special boat. It was built in 1954 and is now open to public viewing as part of the museum in Groton.

05/08/2013

U.S. United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice (3R) votes at a U.N. Security Council meeting on imposing a fourth round of sanctions against North Korea in an attempt to halt its nuclear and ballistic missile programs on March 7, 2013 in New York City. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images News)

US Vows To Defend Itself Against Nuclear Threats As UN Approves New Sanctions Against N. Korea

The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Thursday for tough new sanctions to punish North Korea for its latest nuclear test, a move that sparked a furious Pyongyang to threaten a nuclear strike against the United States.

03/07/2013

A man goes fishing across the Hudson River from the Indian Point nuclear power plant (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Riverkeeper Calls For Shutdown Of Indian Point In NRC Filing

Thursday marked yet another call for the shutdown of the Indian Point nuclear power facility in Westchester County, citing possible danger to the area.

11/15/2012

Indian Point Energy Center in Buchanan, N.Y. (file / credit: Mario Tama/GettyImages)

Safety Concerns Might Mean Shutdown For Indian Point

A local nuclear power plant faces a possible shutdown after officials and activists have expressed fear over the facility’s operations.

10/15/2012

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

Employee Sues Indian Point Nuclear Plant, Claims Inadequate And Lax Security Conditions

“His main concern is the security and safety of the 20 million people who live within the 50 mile meltdown zone at Indian Point,” said Clifton Travis’ attorney Amy Bellantoni.

09/13/2012

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

Indian Point Spokesman, Critic React To NRC Approval Of New Nuke Plant

Not since before the Three Mile Island accident in 1979 have federal regulators approved a license for a new nuclear plant – until now.

02/10/2012

A man goes fishing across the Hudson River from the Indian Point nuclear power plant (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NRDC, Riverkeeper Look At Replacement Options For For Indian Point

An environmental group says that if the Indian Point nuclear plant suffered an accident like the one in Japan, the consequences could be worse.

10/17/2011

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

Entergy Stunned As Gov. Cuomo Continues Push To Close Indian Point

Entergy officials were stunned after a meeting last week with a top advisor to the governor. It was the first time a member of the governor’s staff told the plant operators face-to-face that Cuomo wants the Indian Point plant closed.

06/29/2011

NJ Gov. Chris Christie (credit: Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

NJ Gov. Christie Presents Energy Master Plan

Gov. Chris Christie is going green, unveiling an energy master plan that would reduce the Garden State’s energy carbon footprint by 22.5 percent in ten years.

06/07/2011

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

Federal Officials Talking Indian Point Safety Tonight

Tonight, officials from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission will break it all down for the public – general safety at Indian Point and how the nuclear power plant performed in 2010.

06/02/2011

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)

Entergy’s Siren Test At Indian Point Nuclear Plant Meets Federal Standards

All but two of the 172 emergency sirens around the Indian Point nuclear power plants have sounded as expected during a test.

05/11/2011

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

Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant On Heightened Alert After Osama Bin Laden’s Death

The outside of the Indian Point nuclear power plant in Buchanan looks as it always does, calm. On the inside, it’s a different story.

05/05/2011

Tsunami damage in Kesennuma city, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan - Apr 14, 2011 (credit: YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images)

Connecticut Keeps Helping Japan Through Stamford-Based AmeriCares

AmeriCares president Curt Welling told reporters that the third delivery of medical and hygiene supplies is now on it’s way from Toyko to Sendai.

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

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