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“Earthquakes May Endanger New York More Than Thought, Says Study”

“Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant Seen As Particular Risk A study by a group of prominent seismologists suggests that a pattern of subtle but active faults makes the risk of earthquakes to the New York City area substantially greater than formerly believed. Among other things, they say that the controversial Indian Point nuclear power plants, … Continue reading

News

“Contaminated water found near Indian Point” by Abby Luby

“Trace amounts of Strontium-90, a cancer-causing radioactive isotope, have been found in a well on property next door to the Indian Point Nuclear Power Plants. Entergy Nuclear, the plant’s owner, has been testing the groundwater for the past three years since finding water laced with radioactive nuclides leaking from the plant’s spent fuel pools. Strontium-90 … Continue reading

Editorials

“Contrary to claims, power plants do slaughter fish” by Alex Matthiessen, Hudson Riverkeeper and president of the organization

“The “In Reply” piece by Jim Steets, communications manager of Entergy Nuclear (“Nuclear plant not to blame for shad decline in Hudson ,” June 7) that was in response to your editorial (“Missing in action: A ‘chicken-or- egg’ riddle for the Hudson deserves real inquiry,” May 20) is riddled with slippery logic and false statements. … Continue reading