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“Spring Valley group challenges Indian Point license extension” by Greg Clary

“A Spring Valley-based group opposed to Indian Point is the first to challenge the nuclear plants’ license extension, filing papers citing 26 issues it wants federal regulators to examine as they decide the future of the facility. The group, Friends United for Sustainable Energy, or FUSE, filed papers Friday with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, contending … Continue reading

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“Indian Point Faces New Challenge From Opponents” by Matthew L. Wald

“WASHINGTON — An antinuclear group filed legal papers with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Friday evening opposing the relicensing of the Indian Point 2 nuclear reactor in Westchester County. As a result, a panel of judges must consider the validity of the assertions — setting the stage for a long and contentious new chapter in … Continue reading

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“Rockland joins effort to expand Indian Point licensing review” by Laura Incalcaterra

“NEW CITY – Rockland County has joined an effort to get the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to change its relicensing criteria regarding Indian Point. Westchester County Executive Andrew Spano took the case to federal court in February after the NRC denied the county’s petition to change the criteria. He said the agency decided without holding hearings … Continue reading

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“Entergy says new Indian Point sirens are working, asks for more review time” by Michael Risinit

“BUCHANAN – Federal emergency officials are reviewing the Indian Point nuclear power plant’s new emergency siren notification system before deciding whether it can go into service. Entergy Nuclear Northeast, the plant’s owner, notified the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the Federal Emergency Management Agency late Wednesday that its long-awaited, updated siren system was in place and … Continue reading