2005 Leak / News

“Enviromental groups sue over leak at Indian Point” by Greg Clary

“TARRYTOWN – Two environmental groups began a lawsuit today against Indian Point, alleging that the nuclear plant violated federal law by not notifying the Environmental Protection Agency when a radioactive water leak was found in August. Riverkeeper and the Pace Environmental Litigation Clinic say Indian Point’s failure to involve the EPA within 24 hours of … Continue reading

2005 Leak / News

“Riverkeeper Files Suit Against Local Power Plant” by Tony Aiello

“(CBS) WHITE PLAINS The company that owns the Indian Point nuclear power plant is laughing off a lawsuit filed by the environmental group Riverkeeper. “Riverkeeper tries all kinds of things,” said Entergy spokesman Jim Steets. “They often are irrelevant to what actually is going on at Indian Point.” Riverkeeper claims Entergy violated federal law by … Continue reading

2005 Leak / News

“More Contaminants Discovered in Water at Indian Point Plant” by Matthew L. Wald

“WASHINGTON, March 21 – Two more radioactive contaminants have shown up in the groundwater under the Indian Point nuclear reactor complex in Westchester County, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said on Tuesday. But the agency and the plant owner, Entergy Nuclear Northeast, said they did not pose a hazard. For the last few months, plant technicians … Continue reading

2005 Leak / News

“Indian Point leak of radioactive element spreads” by Greg Clary

“BUCHANAN — Radioactive strontium 90 has spread to a third well at Indian Point and has been found at levels three times the amount allowed in drinking water — within 150 feet of the Hudson River. Officials for Entergy Nuclear Northeast, which owns Indian Point, released the test results late yesterday, noting a strong likelihood … Continue reading

2005 Leak / News

“High levels of strontium-90 found in Indian Point groundwater” by Jim Fitzgerald

“WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — High levels of radioactive strontium-90 – nearly three times the amount permitted in drinking water – were found in groundwater near the Hudson River beneath the Indian Point nuclear power plants, the plants’ owner said Tuesday. The groundwater does not reach any drinking supplies, and although the strontium is believed to … Continue reading