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“Two from WNYC”

The Brian Lehrer Show The Point at Indian Point Friday, June 03, 2011 Last night a hearing was held to discuss the future of Indian Point. WNYC reporter Bob Hennelly, discusses what’s in store for the power plant, located 40 miles from New York City. http://www.wnyc.org/shows/bl/2011/jun/03/point-indian-point/   Regulator and regulated: nuclear bedfellows? http://www.wnyc.org/articles/its-free-country/2011/jun/03/future-indian-point/ Opposition is mounting to … Continue reading

“Indian Point opponents disrupt NRC safety forum” by Greg Clary
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“Indian Point opponents disrupt NRC safety forum” by Greg Clary

“CORTLANDT — More than 400 people turned out to hear about Indian Point‘s most recent safety record, but the opponent-dominated crowd not only wouldn’t listen to Nuclear Regulatory Commission officials, they forced the regulators to turn the format into a raucous question-and-answer session. The NRC’s traveling road show, designed to go over Indian Point’s operation … Continue reading

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“Indian Point nuke plant lacking firefighting equipment, officials say public doesn’t understand” by Douglas Feiden

“Huge areas of the accident-prone Indian Point nuke plant lack essential firefighting equipment like sprinklers and fire extinguishers, the Daily News has learned. The aging plant 24 miles from the city is missing basic smoke-eating tools, even as it sits on an earthquake fault and has suffered two fires since 2007. Such safety shortcuts, approved for … Continue reading

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BRENNAN SAYS PUBLIC IS OPERATING IN THE DARK ABOUT THE COSTS OF CLOSING THE INDIAN POINT NUCLEAR PLANTS

           State Assemblymember Jim Brennan (D-Brooklyn), Chair of the New York State Assembly’s Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions, supports Governor Cuomo’s call for closure of the two nuclear power plants at Indian Point because of safety concerns.  In the course of researching Entergy’s claim that the closure would be devastating to the economy of … Continue reading

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“Indian Point plant should be closed” by Tom Ellis

“As I see it, states can close nuclear reactors within their borders under the 1983 Supreme Court ruling, Pacific Gas and Electric vs. Energy Resources Commission. The court declared: “To the present day, Congress has preserved the dual regulation of nuclear-powered electricity generation: The Federal Government maintains complete control of the safety and ‘nuclear’ aspects of … Continue reading