Editorials

“Time to get after Indian Point staffers who muzzle workers” NY Journal News Editorial

“Usually when we hear from rank-and-file Indian Point employees, it is to remind us that the nuclear power plans are “safe, secure and vital,” with some emphasis on vital, as in, “our jobs are vital to us.” It was a bit disheartening then to read where some workers at the Buchanan plants feel stifled by … Continue reading

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“INDIAN POINT: Entergy crisis; Nuke leaks taint Hudson” by Abby Luby

“Contaminated water leaking from the Indian Point Nuclear Reactors forced plant owner Entergy to explain why. At an open house last week industry experts, hydrologists and spent-fuel experts hired by the company attempted to explain the unknown origin of large amounts of leaking, radiated water. Learning about the complex problem from Entergy’s perspective, members of … Continue reading

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“Indian Point’s emergency phone system silenced” by Glenn Blain

“An emergency telephone system used by Indian Point officials to quickly notify local governments and the state about problems at the nuclear plants was out of service for at least part of the weekend. Technicians making routine tests yesterday discovered that the Radiological Emergency Communication System was not working, said Jim Steets, a spokesman for … Continue reading

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“The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has rejected an effort to change how it relicenses plants like Indian Point” by Liz Anderson

“The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has rejected an attempt by Westchester County Executive Andrew Spano to broaden the standards it uses to review plants such as Indian Point when they apply for relicensing. The decision comes just weeks after Entergy Nuclear Northeast, the owners of the Buchanan plants, announced it would seek to continue operating them … Continue reading

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“The 3-Legged Indian Point Table Top Drill” by Michel Lee

“I have been an observer of the past three Indian Point radiation emergency “drills”. The November 14, 2006 exercise was a very professionally done protocol review, but it no more resembled a genuine drill than an architectural schematic resembles a building. Thus to represent the exercise as proof that the Indian Point radiation emergency plan … Continue reading