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“New York relying much less on Indian Point for energy” by Roger Witherspoon

“Entergy Nuclear has dropped its share of electricity supporting New York City and Westchester County to about 4 percent of the area’s power needs while selling increasing portions of its juice in an open market stretching from Maine to Delaware. The company is spending millions of dollars on an extensive campaign to convince the public … Continue reading

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“Oil Spill at Indian Point Contaminates Hudson River” by Cliff Weathers

“The mainstream media seems to have missed the environmental tragedy behind the electrical transformer explosion at the Indian Point 2 nuclear reactor on November 7. While The New York Times, Journal News and other media outlets glossed over this story and mentioned the shutdown of the reactor, they didn’t seem compelled to do much digging. … Continue reading

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Riverkeeper Uncovers Oil Spill at Indian Point

“FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: For more information: Tina Posterli, (516) 526-9371 November IP2 transformer explosion led to Spill into Hudson River Ossining, NY – December 2, 2010 – Riverkeeper announced today that last month’s electrical transformer explosion at Indian Point resulted in thousands of gallons of oil being released into the environment and the Hudson River. … Continue reading

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20,000 EXCESS CANCER CASES IN 15 YEARS NEAR INDIAN POINT NEW REPORT SUGGESTS RADIATION EXPOSURE MAY BE ONE CAUSE

20,000 EXCESS CANCER CASES IN 15 YEARS NEAR INDIAN POINT NEW REPORT SUGGESTS RADIATION EXPOSURE MAY BE ONE CAUSE Contact Joseph Mangano                                                       609-399-4343 odiejoe@aol.com November 18, 2010 – Cancer incidence rates in the four counties closest to the Indian Point nuclear plant have risen much more rapidly than U.S. rates since the early 1990s, according … Continue reading

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“Explosion forces shutdown at Indian Point nuclear plant” by Roger Witherspoon

“An explosion and fire in a transformer at the Indian Point power station Sunday evening forced the eighth shutdown in two years of one of the site’s twin nuclear reactors. There were no injuries resulting from the blast, and Entergy Nuclear Northeast, which owns the site, did not report any immediately detectable damage to its … Continue reading

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“NRC Probes Indian Points’ Troubled Steam Generators” by Roger Witherspoon

http://spoonsenergymatters.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/indian-point.jpg Federal officials are investigating Entergy Nuclear Corps’ management of its massive steam generators following the latest in a series of mechanical failures which forced six plant shut downs in the last two years. Nuclear Regulatory Commission inspectors are specifically examining the cause of the Sept. 3 malfunction in a steam generator serving the reactor … Continue reading