Scientists have launched an investigation into a rare occurrence along the New Jersey coast – a tsunami.
Whether it’s a tornado in Oklahoma, a tsunami in Japan, or an earthquake in Haiti, whatever the disaster is, chances are that many of the relief supplies came from a 50,000-square-foot warehouse in Stamford, Connecticut.
An environmental group says that if the Indian Point nuclear plant suffered an accident like the one in Japan, the consequences could be worse.
Nuclear Regulatory Commission chairman Gregory Jaczko called his tour of Indian Point “very good.”
Officials suggested area residents who previously received liquid Potassium Iodide exchange it, since it may have expired.
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.
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.
Could powerful radiation from those reactors in Japan be tainting the fish you’re eating here at home? While the government says no, some restaurant owners aren’t taking any chances.
“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.
Lamont-Doherty Observatory officials say the worst case scenario would be a 7.9 magnitude earthquake.
Realtors say that while some are concerned the Indian Point nuclear plant has had no effect on the real estate market in Buchanan.
An upcoming event on Long Island will raise money for residents of Japan who have been devastated by the earthquake and tsunami.
As fears of radiation contamination rise in Japan, an American man and his Japanese wife talked about how they got their family out of the country and into New Jersey.
In the four days since establishing its earthquake relief fund, the Japan Society has raised more than $700,000.
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.