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“Hen Hud Calls For Creation Of Reserve Fund After Indian Point Closure” by Sam Barron

“MONTROSE, N.Y. — Facing the loss of its biggest taxpayer, the Hendrick Hudson School District is asking for some help from the state. Superintendent Joseph Hochreiter has expressed his support for the creation of a reserve fund to offset the fiscal impact of Indian Point nuclear power plant’s closure and for the creation of a study … Continue reading

“Westinghouse files for bankruptcy, in a blow to nuclear power industry” by Steven Mufson
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“Westinghouse files for bankruptcy, in a blow to nuclear power industry” by Steven Mufson

“The Indian Point nuclear power plant in Buchanan, New York, operates two Westinghouse PWR units and one shutdown unit. Toshiba’s U.S. nuclear unit, Westinghouse, has filed for bankruptcy protection, the companies said Wednesday WASHINGTON — Westinghouse, one of the most storied names in the nuclear energy business, filed for bankruptcy Wednesday, dealing a blow to … Continue reading

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“Indian Point wind-down takes another step forward”

“BUCHANAN – The Atomic Safety and Licensing Board panel of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission handling the Indian Point nuclear power plant license renewal hearing has dismissed the three remaining contentions and terminated its proceeding. Back in 2007, Entergy applied for a 20-year extension to operate its two Indian Point facilities. Shortly after the application was … Continue reading

“Sen. Murphy Works to Help Communities Near Indian Point” by Jamie Wilkins
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“Sen. Murphy Works to Help Communities Near Indian Point” by Jamie Wilkins

“From the Office of Senator Terrence Murphy: As lawmakers in Albany make their final push for an on-time budget, one Hudson Valley lawmaker is renewing his call to provide assistance to the area surrounding the Indian Point Power Plant. Senator Terrence Murphy, who represents the Village of Buchanan, Town of Cortlandt and surrounding areas says … Continue reading

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“Atomic Safety and Licensing Board Closes Indian Point Hearing” by Lanning Taliaferro

“CORTLANDT, NY — The federal Atomic Safety and Licensing Board has cleared the way for Entergy to renew Indian Point’s licenses until 2021 by dismissing the last points of contention between the company, New York state and environmental advocacy group Riverkeeper. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff is still conducting reviews associated with the license renewal … Continue reading

Joint Legislative Public Hearing: Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant Shutdown
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Joint Legislative Public Hearing: Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant Shutdown

Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant Shutdown 28 Feb 2017 Senate Standing Committee on Energy and Telecommunications Chair: Senator Joseph A. Griffo Public Hearing: Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant Shutdown Place: Roosevelt Hearing Room C, Legislative Office Building, 2nd Floor, Albany, New York Time: 10:00 A.M. Contact: Emma Maceko (518) 455-2908 (Senate); Media Contact: Rocco LaDuca … Continue reading

“No gas-fired power plant at Indian Point” by Paul Gallay
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“No gas-fired power plant at Indian Point” by Paul Gallay

“Despite suggestions to the contrary, a new natural gas-fired power plant in the shadow of the Indian Point nuclear power plant is neither viable nor necessary. It’s an idea that must be rejected. Riverkeeper had long advocated for the closure of the Indian Point nuclear power plant. As part of these efforts, Riverkeeper has done … Continue reading