Three Mile Island

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

Radiation fears

Health Officials Say Radiation In NY Is Not A Concern

The crisis in Japan has triggered local concerns over radiation as trace amounts of radioactive iodine were being detected in air and water in New York State.

03/30/2011

Shoreham nuclear power plant

Experts: Radiation From Japan Arrives On East Coast, But Is Harmless

Worries over nuclear contamination are also being felt here in the United States. Health experts are monitoring drinking water and taking air samples.

03/28/2011