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“Indian Point safety drill conducted; opponents say it wasn’t realistic enough”

“Buchanan – The Department of Homeland Security, FEMA, SEMO and the NRC Tuesday conducted a bi-annual drill at the Indian Point nuclear power plants to review how responders did in the face of simulated emergencies. While the results of the drill will be scrutinized and reviewed, a consortium of environmental groups opposed to the continued … Continue reading

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“U.N. watchdog agency might review Indian Point” by Greg Bruno

“Buchanan – Among those being considered for a top-to-bottom review of safety at the Indian Point nuclear power plant is the International Atomic Energy Agency, a U.N. nuclear watchdog better known for inspections in North Korea than upstate New York. A spokesman for Rep. Sue Kelly, R-Katonah, said the congresswoman was told yesterday by Nuclear … Continue reading

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“Security exercises planned at Indian Point”

“Buchanan – Entergy Nuclear Northeast will be participating in an NRC-evaluated security exercise this week at its Indian Point Energy Center, in Buchanan, N.Y. “The exercise, which the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission will evaluate, provides us the opportunity to demonstrate for the regulator our security and defense capabilities and look for areas to improve,” said … Continue reading

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NUCLEAR WASTE: Indian Point opponents react to NRC report

“A Nuclear Regulatory Commission report last week that said radioactive water leaks have not affected public health drew fire from environmentalists who maintained it was too early to tell whether leaks from Indian Point and other nuclear reactors posed health hazards. Riverkeeper policy analyst Phillip Musegaas called the NRC’s findings premature because, he said, important … Continue reading