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“Rockland County Executive: It’s Time To Shut Indian Point” by Melissa Siegel

“C. Scott Vanderhoef says the risks of the nuclear plant are not worth the rewards. Rockland County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef said Tuesday that while he is confident in the government’s Indian Point evacuation plan, he still believes the nuclear plant should ultimately be closed. “My own personal belief is that no matter how good … Continue reading

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“Riverkeeper warns lawmakers of risks at Indian Point” by Jorge Fitz-Gibbon

“WHITE PLAINS — It wouldn’t take a tsunami to dangerously damage the Indian Point nuclear reactors, an environmentalist group told Westchester County legislators on Monday. Speaking one month after an earthquake and tsunami set off a crisis at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant, Hudson Riverkeeper Paul Gallay also told a county board committee that radioactive spent … Continue reading

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Japan’s nuclear crisis reshapes landscape for Indian Point’s relicensing

“BUCHANAN — Indian Point faced more hurdles on its way to extending its operating license than any other nuclear plant in the nation before the Fukushima meltdown — now the course ahead appears even tougher. “The longer the plant in Japan keeps spewing radiation, the worse it is for the nuclear industry,” said Phillip Musegaas, … Continue reading