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“Hinchey, Lowey, Engel, Hall Introduce Legislation To Create No-Fly Zone Over Indian Point”

“Bill Would Protect Millions of Local Residents Washington, DC — House Members Maurice Hinchey (D-NY), Nita Lowey (D-NY), Eliot Engel (D-NY) and John Hall (D-NY) today introduced legislation that would allow the Secretary of Homeland Security to issue a no-fly zone over Indian Point Nuclear Facility. Although the proposed FAA airspace redesign does not include … Continue reading

Editorials

“Minnesota Bridge Collapse Could Have Been Nuclear Reactor” by Royce Penstinger

“First, our heartfelt concerns and prayers go out to the people of Minneapolis, Minnesota tonight as they deal with this horrible human tragedy. Watching the staggering devastation as it unfolds on CNN, it is a miracle that the loss of human life has not been far greater. The helpfulness of average citizens has been remarkable, … Continue reading

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“Indian Point gives reason to worry” by Glenn Rickles

“Since the recent earthquake in Japan, every day brings new reports about the damage to the Kashiwasaki-Kariwa nuclear plant, including spillage and leaks of hundreds of gallons of radioactively contaminated water. Predictably, the plant’s owner says, “Don’t worry, the plant is safe.” I can’t help but think of Entergy’s similarly comforting statements. Entergy says don’t … Continue reading

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“NRC accepts Indian Point’s application to operate 20 extra years” by Greg Clary

“Federal nuclear regulators yesterday accepted Indian Point’s relicensing application to keep the nuclear plants operating until 2035, kicking off what will likely be a combative review that could last three years. The acceptance by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission also starts a 60-day period for the public to request and participate in formal hearings on issues … Continue reading

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“Nuclear regulators want updated inventory of uranium 235 at Indian Point” by Greg Clary

“BUCHANAN – Federal nuclear regulators are requiring Indian Point officials to open a nearly 20-year-old storage container for radioactive parts to verify that a tiny quantity of uranium 235 is accounted for properly. The unstable form of uranium can and has been used to make atomic bombs, though Nuclear Regulatory Commission and Indian Point officials … Continue reading