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Indian Point Independent Safety Evaluation Panel to Hold Public Meeting Monday, April 28, 2008

Press Release Indian Point Independent Safety Evaluation Panel to Hold Public Meeting Monday, April 28, 2008 Wednesday April 16, 11:00 am ET BUCHANAN, N.Y., April 16 /PRNewswire/ — The panel conducting the Independent Safety Evaluation (ISE) of the Indian Point Energy Center (IPEC) announced today that it will hold a public meeting later this month. … Continue reading

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“Indian Point on the Potomac: Entergy’s New Safety Panel and PR Firm” Submitted by Diane Farsetta

“Entergy’s Indian Point nuclear power plant There’s no question that New York’s Indian Point nuclear power plant could use some public relations help. But Entergy, Indian Point’s owner, might have chosen their new PR firm a little more carefully. Last year, the state of New York asked the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to deny … Continue reading

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“Indian Point security guards test positive for coke” by Abby Luby

“Last week two security guards tested positive for cocaine at the Indian Point nuclear power plants in Buchanan. The incident comes just a month after an on-site construction company supervisor tested positive for alcohol. Despite the emphasis on security since 9/11, the industry hasn’t been able to lessen drug and alcohol use at nuclear facilities. … Continue reading

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“Unplanned shutdown at Indian Point 2 starts refueling outage two days early” by Greg Clary

“BUCHANAN -Indian Point 2 stumbled into its planned refueling outage two days early when a malfunctioning pump that brings in Hudson River water forced workers to shut the reactor down. The unplanned shutdown at Indian Point 2 won’t affect its safety rating, federal regulators said, because the reactor must have three such shutdowns in a … Continue reading

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“Documents: Indian Point guards suspended after testing positive for cocaine” by Greg Clary

“BUCHANAN -Indian Point has suspended two security guards who tested positive for cocaine use this week in separate incidents that company officials say are unconnected, according to documents obtained by The Journal News and individuals familiar with the incidents. “It’s an unfortunate coincidence,” Indian Point spokesman Jim Steets yesterday. “But it highlights the benefit of … Continue reading