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“CBS2 Exclusive: When Indian Point Closes, What Happens To Its Nuclear Waste?”

“BUCHANAN, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — The Indian Point nuclear power plant will be shut down four years from now, but what will come of all the radioactive waste that’s stored there? CBS2’s Brian Conybeare took an exclusive look at the 40-foot deep spent fuel pool inside the Westchester County facility. “You’re looking at about 30 years of used nuclear … Continue reading

“Indian Point: Rare look inside a working reactor” by Thomas C. Zambito
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“Indian Point: Rare look inside a working reactor” by Thomas C. Zambito

“Entergy gave The Journal News/lohud.com a rare peek inside a nuclear power plant during a refueling of its Unit 3 reactor Workers in moon suits stand at the edge of a movable platform, carefully angling 12-foot high assemblies of fuel rods stocked with uranium into the depths of a cooling pool that will double as a radiation shield. … Continue reading

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“Nuclear Power Suffers Major Blow With Westinghouse Bankruptcy” by Nika Knight

“Chapter 11 filing marks a ‘defining moment in the decades-long downward spiral of the global nuclear power industry’ Major nuclear power company Westinghouse, a U.S. subsidiary of Japan’s Toshiba, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Wednesday in a massive blow to the industry. The filing marked “a defining moment in the decades-long downward spiral of … Continue reading

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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

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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